IWC Backpacks are a staple of our organization. We are currently in URGENT need of replenishing the items we put into the backpacks. Please only send small items as everything must fit into a backpack for the whole family.

backpack ministry

Drop Off Location:

Out-of-town donations must be sent to University Presbyterian Church

(300 Bushnell Ave. San Antonio TX 78212)

In-town donations must be delivered on Monday and Thursday from 9:00 to 12:00 to
El Divino UMC Church.

(1701 W Woodlawn Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201)

For questions: sanantoniowelcome@gmail.com

Updated: 07/22/19

Updated: 07/22/19

Watch this short video about What's in a Backpack

Backpack Supply List:

First, A BACKPACK! 😀

Toiletries (put in quart size Ziploc bag):

  • 2 individually wrapped toothbrushes
  • 1 travel size toothpaste
  • 1 package of hand wipes
  • 2 packages travel size Kleenex
  • 3 hair elastics or scrunchies
  • Small comb
Snacks (put in a gallon size Ziploc bag):
  • 3 packages of fruit snacks
  • 2 granola bars
  • 2 packages of animal crackers
  • 2 packages of Cheezits
  • 2 packages of peanut butter crackers
Essentials (put in a sandwich size Ziploc):
  • 2 pens
  • 1 small note pad
  • Box of crayons (8-12) to a pack
Leave loose in the Backpack
  • 1 bottle (16oz) of water
  • 1 empty, reusable one water bottle
  • 1 Coloring book
  • 1 Small blanket (4×6)
Optional but highly recommended:
  • 1 Small stuffed animal