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Back to school - backpack drive for refugee youth

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It might feel like summer is just starting, but for refugee youth across Colorado back to school is just around the corner. Many school districts--including Denver, Aurora and JeffoCo--will welcome students back during the first few weeks of August. 

We need your help to ensure that the more than 120 refugee youth being served by the IRC in Denver have the backpacks and schools supplies they need for the new school year. You can find a full list of needed backpacks and supplies here

Rather donate a gift card? Each backpack and the supplies needed cost approximately $50 dollars. Gift cards (Walmart, Target, etc.) can be dropped off at the IRC in Denver office or sent electronically to IRCDenver.Volunteer [at] Rescue.org

All backpack donations should be dropped off at the IRC in Denver office by July 19.