HOUSTON – In response to the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, the YMCA of Greater
Houston and ABC13/KTRK-TV have partnered to host YMCA Operation Backpack 2.0 – a
Hurricane Harvey relief effort this Friday, Sept. 8, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
After having great success in impacting the lives of more than 115,000 children this summer
with donated backpacks and school supplies, we are working to collect the additional school
supplies listed below for our students and teachers who lost so much during the flood.

Top five items needed for students:
1.   Backpacks – clear or mesh
2.   Notebook paper
3.   Glue sticks
4.   24 pack of Crayons
5.   Pens/Pencils

Top five items needed for teachers:
1.   Copy paper
2.   Dry Erase markers
3.   Post-It notes
4.   Pens/Pencils
5.   Hand sanitizer


You can drop off your donations at any YMCA location listed below:

ALDINE-GREENSPOINT FAMILY YMCA - 10960 North Frwy, Houston, TX 77037
ALIEF FAMILY YMCA - 7850 Howell-Sugar Land Road, Houston, TX 77083
BAYTOWN FAMILY YMCA - 6952 Garth Road, Baytown, TX 77521
BRENDA AND JOHN DUNCAN YMCA - 10655 Clay Road, Houston, TX 77041
D. BRADLEY MCWILLIAMS FAMILY YMCA - 19915 S.H. 249, Houston, TX 77070
HARRIET AND JOE FOSTER FAMILY YMCA - 1234 W. 34th St., Houston, TX 77018
LAKE HOUSTON FAMILY YMCA - 2420 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Kingwood, TX 77339
LANGHAM CREEK FAMILY YMCA - 16725 Longenbaugh Dr., Houston, TX 77095
PERRY FAMILY YMCA - 1700 League City Pkwy. W., League City, TX 77573
TELLEPSEN FAMILY DOWNTOWN YMCA - 808 Pease St., Houston, TX 77002
TROTTER FAMILY YMCA - 1331 Augusta Dr., Houston, TX 77057
W.D. LEY FAMILY YMCA - 15055 Wallisville Road, Houston, TX 77049
WEEKLEY FAMILY YMCA - 7101 Stella Link Blvd., Houston, TX 77025

Or, you can make a donation online or via text to help provide students and teachers with the
tools they need to be successful in the new school year:
Text the word SCHOOL to 91999

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