EDITOR’S NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect that New Hope Baptist Church is not a “Drop-off” location.

Loveland, Ohio – Loveland’s local running store JackRabbit has joined the team at the Loveland Initiative and will be helping families that live in the Loveland City School District to receive a backpack filled with school supplies for their children when they return to school in the Fall.

Read below to find out how to enroll your child or volunteer for the program

The goal of the back to school program is simple but powerful: If we can get all the resources in our community together, we can help economically disadvantaged children start off the new school year with many of their school-related needs.Loveland Initiative Backpack Program

Students that benefit from this program receive items such as:

New Backpacks

New school supplies like notebooks, paper, pens and pencils

Calculators

JackRabbit is located in the Downtown Historic District in the old R.R. station. They have their own parking lot so don’t worry about those hassles. (MAP) 127 W. Loveland Avenue

(513) 831-2378

Store Hours

Monday – Friday: 10am-8pm

Saturday: 10am to 6pm

Sunday: 11pm-6pm

Loveland Initiative Printable School Supply List

NOTE: New Hope Baptist Church is not a “Drop-off” location.


Over 20 Years and Still Going Strong

The Loveland Initiative was founded in 1996 by a group of neighbors with a mission to provide educational support and assistance to underserved children and their families. The organization focuses its attention through a wide variety of programs to help lower-income residents meet basic needs along with educational enrichment.


Annual Backpack Program

2019 Sign Ups

WHERE: New Hope Baptist Church, 1401 Loveland Madeira Road
DATES & TIMES: July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and August 6, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

TO QUALIFY, PARENTS MUST BRING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTATION

  • Most Recent Loveland School Report Card OR other school documents for each child
  • If Pre-K or K, a Birth Certificate
  • Most Recent Job & Family Service Approval Letter OR Recertification Form
  • Most Recent Duke Energy Utility Bill in Head of Household’s name

Any questions contact Executive Director Terri Rogers at (513) 739-2354.

Receive a Backpack filled with School Supplies

Qualifying families who meet income guidelines and live in the Loveland City School District can receive a backpack filled with school supplies for their children. Families MUST sign up students for this program.

The goal of the back to school program is simple but powerful: If we can get all the resources in our community together, we can help economically disadvantaged children start off the new school year with many of their school-related needs.Loveland Initiative Backpack Program

Students that benefit from this program receive items such as:

 

New Backpacks

 

New school supplies like notebooks, paper, pens and pencils

 

Calculators

Want to Help?

Our Annual Back Pack Program gives Loveland School children the chance to start the year off with NEW Backpacks and Supplies. If you can donate a filled backpack, the children would appreciate it more than you can imagine. If you are not able to complete an entire bag by yourself, please consider sharing this project with a friend. Donations are greatly appreciated!

School Supply List for Backpacks

We need volunteers…
In addition to donations, we also need volunteers to help registered families, sort, pack, and distribute backpacks. We also need help with set up and managing stations for the Back to School Fair.

 


 

 

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