Our Mission

Pack a Bag for a Friend Foundations helps children, women, and men in need at Christmas by providing a back pack full of various items.

In 2018


Backpacks WERE Distributed

In 2018:


Food baskets distributed

OUR 2018 Goal:


backpacks To be distributed

What Do You Find in Pack a Bag for a Friend Back Pack?

Each of the knapsacks donated contains one of the following items depending on the age and gender:

  • pajamas (the bulk donated by Ditto’s of Milton)

  • an age appropriate toy

  • hand knit scarf or slippers

  • gloves or mitts

  • various book types: reading, activity, cookbooks, etc.

  • water bottle

  • toque

  • toothbrushes, toothpaste & toiletries

In summary the knapsacks for each gender and age group are personalized as much as possible.



Pack A Bag Foundation will be hosting a Victoria Tea to raise money for the purpose of filling backpacks that will be donated to those in need in December 2019. Pack A Bag foundation has been donating backpacks to families in need, organizations, and charities such as Big Brother Big Sister, Radius, Salvation Army etc. During last year's drive in December, Pack A Bag donated approximately 1, 950 backpacks, and in addition, 110 families received a food basket for the holidays in Milton, Acton, and Georgetown.