Events

Saturday, August 12th
Doors open at 9am

Raleigh Rescue Mission 2nd Annual Backpack Giveaway Event
Saturday, August 12th, 9am-6pm
at Raleigh Rescue Mission Store and Donation Center
4700 Capital Blvd., Raleigh (SE Corner of Capital Blvd. and Millbrook Rd.)
Doors open at 9am. First Come First Served until Backpacks run out.
Child must be present to receive a backpack. One backpack per child.

Join us on Saturday, August 12 to celebrate Back to School!

Raleigh Rescue Mission will be giving away backpacks, filled with school supplies to children in need throughout Wake County. The giveaway event will be held at the Raleigh Rescue Mission Store and Donation Center (located at 4700 Capital Blvd) from 9:00am until supplies run out (first come, first served). Our goal this year is to distribute 2000 backpacks to children who need them the most. CHILD MUST BE PRESENT TO RECEIVE A BACKPACK. ONE BACKPACK PER CHILD.

Come and celebrate Back to School with us:

  • PDQ Restaurant will be cooking onsite from 11am-1pm and giving away free chicken tenders and discount coupons to meals in their Raleigh Store.
  • Kona Ice will stop by to sell shaved ice treats
  • EVERYTHING inside Raleigh Rescue Mission Store and Donation Center is 50% OFF ALL DAY!!
  • The first 200 families will receive a free family pass from Marbles
  • Muddy the Mudcat will be onsite from 9:30am-10:30am to give out backpacks, take photos with children and sign autographs
  • Hourly gift card giveaway (Target, Walmart, local restaurants and more)

Or, to donate needed funds that will be used to purchase backpacks and supplies, visit our online donation form:
https://raleighrescue.org/backpack-donations

Questions, please call Viki Redding at Raleigh Rescue Mission Store and Donation Center 919-878-7117 or visit: https://www.raleighrescue.org/backpacks

Raleigh Rescue Mission 2nd Annual Backpack Giveaway Event is proudly sponsored by: