Operation Backpack 2016® Sponsors

Financial Support for this year's Operation Backpack 2016® was provided by:

The Hershey Company

Stouffer Equipment Company, Inc. (Scott Stouffer)

Sheetz, Inc.

Donegal Insurance Group

Hershey Entertainment and Resort

Gannett Fleming Companies

Glatfelter Insurance Group

BELCO Federal Credit Union


Walmart– Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg

The Benevity Community Impact Fund

American Legion Post 730

Neidig Memorial UM Church

Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

FAME Strength—Wilkes-Barre

Christ the Savior Orthodox Church

Hoffer Properties

Country Meadows-George M. Leader Family Foundation

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities

Family and Children's Services of Lebanon County

The Foundation for Enhancing Communities donation from

Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania Physicians

Backpack, school supplies' collectors and public drop-off locations were:

  • Hoffman Ford Dairiconcepts
  • McNaughton FamilySchaedler Yesco
  • Your Matter/ Exponential Church Harsco Corporation
  • Sun Motor CarsPA Turnpike Employees Association
  • BL CompaniesDrayer Physical Therapy, Linglestown
  • Chalit's Thai BistroCentric Bank
  • Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania (OIP)GFWC
  • Planet Fitness-6041 Allentown Blvd. Planet Fitness-TecPort
  • Planet Fitness - Hampden Center Planet Fitness-Gettysburg Pike

plus dozens of individual donations received at our offices, Thrift Stores and our public drop-off locations and partners.

To each and every one of you, we say "Thank You" for helping to give these children a reason to be excited on their first day of school.

Click here to see where the backpacks went