Dallas Public Library collecting Winter Backpack Challenge donations until Nov. 18
You are invited to participate in the Dallas Public Library’s Winter Backpack Challenge by donating backpacks with new or gently used supplies to adults who are experiencing homelessness.
Backpacks can be dropped off at any Dallas Public Library by Friday, Nov. 18. The giveaway will be the following week at 11 a.m. Wednesday Nov. 23 on the first floor of the Central Library, 1515 Young St.
Please include the following supplies in your backpack:
- Wool or fleece blanket
- Rain poncho
- Socks, gloves, scarf and hat
- Boxed juice and granola bars
- Travel-sized toiletries
- Deck of cards or dominoes
- Plastic water bottle
- Personal note of encouragement