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Freedom Day: Complimentary Dental Care for Veterans in NYC

By | October 9th, 2017|News & Events|

On this Thursday, October 12th, veterans will have the opportunity to receive complimentary dental exams and extractions in NYC as part of a 'Freedom Day USA' celebration. Freedom Day USA [...]

Project Horses for Forces

By | September 18th, 2017|News & Events|

Last weekend, we attended the launch event of a new 501c3 organization called Project Horses For Forces. Stationed at Drakestown Equestrian in Long Valley, NJ, this organization has come together [...]

Magical Jets Bus to Support BFL during NY Jets Home Opener

By | August 31st, 2017|News & Events|

On September 24th, the Magical Jets Bus will be hosting a special tailgate celebration in honor of our veterans at the New York Jets Home Opener against the Miami Dolphins. [...]

BFL Packing Event Recap by Jack Kemp

By | August 28th, 2017|News & Events|

A dear friend and supporter of BFL, Jack Kemp, joined us at our Annual Packing Event this past Sunday. He wrote a great article which sums up the day and [...]

Backpacks For Life Packing Event

By | August 9th, 2017|Fundraisers, News & Events|

We are thrilled to announce that our 2017 Packing Event will be taking place on Sunday, August 27th! Please share the below event information with friends, family and colleagues. Support [...]

LISTEN: Backpacks For Life on 94.7 Nash FM

By | August 2nd, 2017|News & Events|

Backpacks For Life was recently featured on 94.7 Nash FM's program called Nash Matters. Hosted by Tiffany Marie, this show explores organizations and people doing good in their community. We [...]

Tax Free Shopping For Veterans On Its Way

By | July 30th, 2017|News & Events|

Before the end of the year, honorably discharged veterans will be able to shop tax-free online at Army & Air Force Exchange Service. As the company is working to provide [...]

9th Annual Anthony Fasano Bocce Bash

By | July 21st, 2017|Fundraisers, News & Events|

The Bocce Bash was yet again a HUGE success!! NFL star and Verona alum Anthony Fasano hosts this event in support of Backpacks For Life. We had an incredible crowd [...]

Backpacks For Life x State Farm #NeighborhoodOfGood

By | July 11th, 2017|Fundraisers, News & Events|

Backpacks For Life is part of an exciting program with State Farm this summer as they work with various non-profits on their #NeighborhoodOfGood campaign! We will be working alongside State [...]

Backpacks For Life x AJ Perri – new HVAC system for a veteran

By | June 20th, 2017|News & Events|

Last week we were able to assist in a unique donation to a veteran…We received an email from AJ Perri – Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing who was searching for [...]

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