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Backpack Distribution for Veteran Families

8/7/2024 | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Girl holding up purple backpack United Way of Broward County’s MISSION UNITED is distributing backpacks to Veteran families with school-aged children attending Broward County schools this coming year.

This event is open to Veterans, Active Military, Active National Guard, and Active Reserve Members who are Broward County residents with a valid ID showing proof of service.

Backpacks will be placed in the trunk of your car in a drive-thru setup.

You MUST present proof of Veteran or military status to pick up your backpack. No exceptions. First come, first serve.

To receive a backpack for your school-aged child, please register using the link below.

Distribution will take place at United Way of Broward County on Wednesday, August 7th, via drive-through pickup at United Way of Broward County 1300 S Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316. You must register and present a Veteran ID (Military, VA, FL Driver’s License with Veteran designation) for a member of your household.

Click here to download the flyer.


4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Sabrina Sweet


United Way of Broward County Ansin Building
1300 S Andrews Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 United States
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