ABOUT THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL BRIGADE
Back-to-School Brigade® is Operation Homefront's annual nationwide school supply collection and distribution campaign. Since inception, Operation Homefront has distributed 350,000 backpacks to military children. Operation Homefront and Dollar Tree Inc. have joined forces for 10 consecutive years to collect and distribute school supplies for military children.
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DISTRIBUTION EVENTS FOR MILITARY FAMILIES
Operation Homefront distributes backpacks and school supplies at official Operation Homefront events throughout the country.
Registration for 2019 is open! Check out our Events page to see if there is a Back-to-School Brigade event happening in your area. If you don’t see a local event this year, thanks to our partnership with Dollar Tree, free school supplies may be available through your local FRG or participating organization. Be sure to build and/or check your profile for new events. IMPORTANT: If you already have a registration profile built, please make sure all information is up-to-date, especially your child's grade, before you register.
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Thank you to the following sponsors who help make it easier for our military families to go back to school. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this campaign or our Holiday Campaign, contact our Development Team.