Winter Supplies List

Winter Supplies Needed!

For the last 13 years, Backpack Buddies Club has delivered over 7,800 backpacks filled with necessary items for the local children in need.

We are now collecting items for our next delivery to the Elgin Community Crisis Center and the Hanover Park Food Pantry in late January.

If you would like to help, please gather any of the supplies listed below.


  • Backpacks
  • Hats
  • Mittens/gloves
  • Throw sized blankets
  • Lip balm
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Tissues
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes


Let’s warm some ears and hands this winter!