Important Dates

SAVE THE DATES: Back-to-School Drive

If you are a current Drive Leader or intrested in leading a drive, you should have received an email announcing the opening of registration.  If you did not, click here to register.

Please contact Vicki Stairs at if you have any questions.



April 3rd - Drive Leader Registration opens 



June 5th - July 29th - Books for Backpacks Campaign - click here for more information

June 6th - Books for Backpacks Campaign Kick-off Event - Books Inc., 2712 Augustine Drive, Santa Clara  @ 5:30 PM  Come join us for an evening of reading with local children's author Tom McCanna

June 13th - Back-to-School Drive - Registered Drive Leaders South Bay Kick-off Event 11:00 AM-1:30 PM   RSVP only

June 14th - Back-to-School Drive - Registered Drive Leaders San Francisco & Peninsula Kick-off Event 11:00 AM-12:30 PM   RSVP only

June 14th - Warehouse Volunteer Registration for Drive Leaders opens @ 8:00 AM - click here to register

June 15th - Back-to-School Drive - Registered Drive Leaders East Bay Kick-off Event   11:00 AM-1:30 PM RSVP only



July 3rd - Warehouse Volunteer Registration opens for members of the public @ 8:00 AM - click here to register

July 28th - Warehouse Opens - location TBD

July 29th - United Way Warehouse Event - Invitation only

July 29th - Last day to accept books for the Books for Backpacks Campaign ends



August 1st - Suppy-filled backpacks are due are due at the warehouse - location TBD

August 4th - Recipient School and Agency pick-ups begin

August 7th - Last day to drop-off backpacks and school supplies for the Back-to-School Drive

Drive Leader Appreciation event - location TBD