Backpacks & School Supplies

In 2022, our community rallied together to:

  • Fill over 17,000 backpacks with school supplies and delivered to 28 schools throughout Palm Beach County
  • Raise over $200,000+ by companies, organizations and individuals throughout the community
  • Formed  over 30 corporate teams to drive impact and share EFPBC’s mission

By participating in the 2023 Backpack & School Supply Drive, you will prepare thousands of students a more equitable place to learn because of your support. Every dollar and pencil counts, because every student counts!

Join or Start a Fundraising Team

Individuals, companies and organizations partner with friends, co-workers, neighbors, classmates and family to raise awareness and funds for students and teachers in Palm Beach County.


Sign Up to Volunteer

Engage in a fun and memorable team building experience by volunteering at Red Apple Supplies to provide a hands-on way for individuals and companies to connect with local schools and teachers.


Host a School Supply Drive

EFPBC will provide a School Supply Drive Toolkit which includes helpful tips for employees to participate in a company-wide or team-style school supply drive for the district’s highest-need students and schools.


Purchase a Backpack Filled with School Supplies

Your financial gift empowers teachers and places some of our district’s highest-needs students in a more equitable learning environment along their educational journey


Amazon Wish List & Amazon Smile

You can easily donate school supplies online by purchasing items from the EFPBC Amazon Wish List which will also be delivered directly to Red Apple Supplies. 

Shop Amazon Smile by designating “Education Foundation of Palm Beach County” as your charity of choice and a portion of any purchase you make will help strengthen public education in Palm Beach County.

  1. Sign in to on your desktop or mobile phone browser.
  2. From your desktop, go to “Your Account” from the navigation at the top of any page, and then select the option to Change your Charity.
  3. Select Education Foundation of Palm Beach County as your charitable organization.

In 2021, the engagement of the community made educational excellence a priority to help transform Palm Beach County. Regardless of where a child calls home, on their first day of school, the quality of their backpack and school supplies were no longer be a barrier to their confidence and success in education.

Click on the video below to see the 2021 backpack initiative impact!