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 2019 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 hosted a Victoria Tea to raise money for the purpose of filling backpacks that will be donated to those in need in December 2019. Our fifth annual Victorian Tea  will be held on Sunday May 3rd, 2020. 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, 920 backpacks, and in addition, 110 families received a food basket for the holidays in Milton, Acton, and Georgetown.