The Comfort & Care Backpack Project provides a bridge of necessary essentials at one of the most chaotic times in a small person's life.
In its eighth year, the Backpack Project provides 200 backpacks to children in need from age 0 to 17 with clothing, personal care items, a blanket, book and a small toy. The Women's Club of Hollister provides these items through generous donations by its members and sponsors, fundraisers, and from outreach to the community.
This year we set up a "wish list" on Amazon to fill the backpacks. Copy and paste or click on the link for the list: http://a.co/ai5kWdG. You can also make a donation through the "Donate Here" button to the right.
Pictured on the right is senior Jasmine Ulloa who received First Place recognition for her work at the local, district and state Women's Clubs level. She won a $500 scholarship and was featured on the cover of the California Clubwoman magazine.
Junior Madison Ricker took first place honors in her division at local, district and state level.
The ladies were guided by retiring art teacher, Mr. John Robrock.
Jasime Ulloa, San Benito High School Senior received top honors on the GFWC California Clubwoman's 2018 Summer Edition magazine.
Art was submitted by Sam Benito County students from elementary, middle schools and high school. The Women's Club of Hollister was delighted by the number of First, Second, and Third Place winners.
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