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Google x Backpacks For Life: Packing Event for Female Veterans

By | December 14th, 2017|News & Events|

A huge shout out to Professor Happiness, AKA Erica, from GoogleIG for having an amazing drive for us! We packed 75 female toiletry kits. Thank you to the google staff [...]

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LinkedIn For Good: Veteran Programs & Services

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

We recently discovered a wide range of resources for veterans from the site that does jobs & networking best...LinkedIn. There are tons of invaluable resources that are right at your [...]

BFL x Toaster Shades Collaboration

By | November 23rd, 2017|News & Events|

Backpacks For Life has teamed up with Toaster Shades for a one of a kind collaboration. Toaster Shades started back in 2007 with the idea of creating wearable art and [...]

BFL Backpacks On The Horizon…

By | November 22nd, 2017|News & Events|

One year ago today we had the idea to make the coolest and most innovative Backpack out there. We have a few patents and a dozen other cool features in [...]

1st California Stand Down Event

By | November 15th, 2017|News & Events|

Backpacks For Life participates in a handful of Stand Down events throughout each year on the East Coast but this year, we were able to expand our presence and help [...]

Tom Colicchio Fighting to End Hunger in Veteran Community

By | November 13th, 2017|News & Events|

You may know him as a judge on the hit TV show Top Chef, but Tom Colicchio is doing other great work behind the scenes involving food and veterans. With Veteran's Day [...]

Artificial Intelligence Gets Attention from Department of Veteran Affairs

By | November 10th, 2017|News & Events|

Backpacks For Life recently met up with Ryan Hemphill, the author of the below article, as he embarks on his own mission to service the veteran community in a new [...]

Veteran’s Day 2017 Discounts & Deals

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

As we know, many retailers, restaurants and shops across the country take the time to honor our veterans as we approach Veteran's Day each year. Please follow the link below [...]

Backpacks For Life Fall Update

By | October 17th, 2017|News & Events|

As we close out another successful season of Stand Down events, we are in awe of the continued and unwavering support we have received from people far and and wide. [...]

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 [...]

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