By making an online donation, we will be able to make sure each veteran we work with is provided with the resources, daily essentials and care needed to help get them back on track. Your donation supports things like:

  • Shipping Fees associated with sending backpacks to homeless veterans around the county

  • Food for veterans' service dogs 

  • Care packages of daily toiletries and supplies

  • Temporary housing in motels

Backpacks For Life, Inc is a tax deductible, 501(c) 3 non-profit organization; Tax ID# 47-1281873.

$0.92 of every dollar goes directly back to the program of serving our veterans

donate via paypal

or find us on venmo; backpacks for life

shop on amazon smile

Support Backpacks For Life every time you make a purchase on Amazon! You can shop the same great Amazon you know and love while donating to a cause that matters to you. Visit and select 'Backpacks For Life Inc' as your charity and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases!


start a facebook fundraiser

You can raise money for Backpacks For Life through Facebook's easy-to-use fundraiser tool. Invite friends to help you reach your fundraising goal and spread awareness about our veterans in need! Head over to the BFL Facebook Page to get started.


become a corporate sponsor

Is your company looking for an organization or cause to support? You came to the right place! We are grateful for our corporate partners like Bombas and MyPillow who donate products to our backpacks. We would love to collaborate with you next! Email us at


run a bfl drive

Need a new idea for a company or school community service event? Host a drive for Backpacks For Life! It’s simple! All you need to do is set up collection bins and ask volunteers to bring in items based on our donation lists. Just like an assembly line, you can pack a kit of essential items for each backpack. Email us at, we will provide you with the information you need to run a successful drive!