Backpacks For The Street

June 8, 2019: NYC

Welcome to Backpacks For The Street  June 8, 2019 volunteer registration. To see other BFTS Volunteer opportunities go to:


June 8, 2019: NYC

  • Loading UHaul in Jamaica, 7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
  • Pre-Event, 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Volunteers are needed for unloading U-Haul in Murray Hill.
  • Morning, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Volunteers are needed for packing and assembling.
  • Afternoon, 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.: Volunteers are needed to give out backpacks and food to the homeless.

Location: 28 East 35th Street, Manhattan. First floor, Gallery. Look for the building with the giant red doors.


Note: Please Read

  • Volunteers who are giving out backpacks must attend a 30 minute orientation on the day of this event. The time for this is already built into the schedule. This helps us maintain a safe environment for everyone.
  • All volunteers need to download and sign the BFTS Rule of Conduct, as well as a liability and release form located below. You can either email your signed copy or bring it with you.

If the time slot you want is full, please email [email protected] to be added to our wait list. Occasionally space opens up.

To see other BFTS Volunteer opportunities go to:

Have questions? Please email: [email protected]


Date: 06/08/2019 (Sat.)

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Shifts Location Time (EDT)

Loading Uhaul

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Jamaica

7:30am - 8:30am (4)

3 of 4 slots filled

Pre-Packing Unloading

John Jaynes Holmes Community House

9:45am - 10:30am (4)

3 of 4 slots filled

Packing and Assembling

John Haynes Holmes Community House

10:30am - 1:30pm (9)

Already filled

Giving Out Backpacks

John Haynes Holmes Community House

1:30pm - 5:30pm (7)

Already filled

Wait List Packing & Assembling


10:30am - 1:30pm

5 slots filled - more available

Wait List Giving Out Backpacks


1:30pm - 5:00pm

6 slots filled - more available

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