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October Update

2022-10-03T12:21:02-07:00October 3rd, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

Raise your hand if you can’t believe it’s already October! It honestly feels like we just wrapped up "New Clothes = New Beginnings" yet we’re already months into planning next year’s event. We have some new offerings lined up for the kids and to help offset the costs, we’re excited to announce our Driving the Future [...]

What a week!

2022-08-02T15:01:40-07:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, loyal partners, and hard-working volunteers, thousands of students are ready to kick off the school year with EVERYTHING they need. To take a closer look at the 2022 “New Clothes = New Beginnings” event, go here! Thanks to thousands of people who tuned in and donated, we raised over [...]

July Update

2022-06-30T18:25:30-07:00June 30th, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

As we reach the midpoint of summer vacation, BTSCD is kicking it into high gear preparing to host almost 4,000 students next month at Grand Canyon University. After two years of contingency plans, we’re so excited to be in person!    Did you know the students who attend are selected by their schools or districts months [...]

Distribution Update

2022-05-09T11:48:44-07:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

Distribution is coming up quickly and it certainly looks like we weren’t the only ones who missed being in person! Our loyal sponsors jumped right back on board and gave generous contributions that will allow us to outfit more than 4,000 Title I students with new clothes, new shoes, new backpacks, personal hygiene products, and much-needed [...]

Distribution – LIVE in 2022!

2022-03-08T13:39:28-07:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

I’m thrilled to announce that the 2022 “New Clothes = New Beginnings” is going to be an in-person event! Yes, after two years of contingency plans, we’ll be back at Grand Canyon University from July 18-22 to give thousands of high-need students the shopping and learning experiences they love and have missed. Of course, we know [...]

Happy New Year!

2022-01-07T15:15:17-07:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: From the Executive Director|

As we enter 2022, all of us at Back to School Clothing Drive are looking forward to another great year. We are especially hopeful that distribution will once again be an in-person event. I can’t tell you how much we miss interacting with the children and seeing the smiles on their faces. We also miss the [...]

Happy Holidays

2021-11-19T16:13:22-07:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: From the Executive Director|

The holidays are here and I couldn’t be more excited! There’s something about this season that brings out the best in all of us. As we slow down, we appreciate our blessings and as the gratitude grows, we are inspired to share our good fortunes. For some, that means finding the perfect gifts for loved ones. [...]


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