Tuesday, June 13, 2017

2017 Backpack Drive!

The 2017 Backpack Drive is here and we have even bigger goals!  

Last year we were able to provide 355 backpacks filled with supplies to:
  • Northampton Community Action Headstart
  • Northampton Sheriff's Dept. 
  • Leeds VA - Soldier On
  • Northampton Survival Center
  • Easthampton Community Center
  • Center for Women and Community  
This year we are filling 500 backpacks!  Please help us continue this amazing program and join us in filling 500 backpacks for our local organizations.  These backpacks will be distributed to kindergarten through high school children in need for the upcoming 2017 school year.  

Your generous contribution will fill the backpacks with essential school supplies such as:

notebooks, composition books, crayons, markers, pencils, pens, pencil sharpeners, scissors, erasers, colored pencils, glue sticks, pencil boxes, index cards, 2 pocket folders, rulers, lunch boxes, and more!

ALL NEW 2017 Goal for - provide 50 Graphing Calculators for High School students!

Sponsorship Levels:

  • A+ Sponsor $500 provides supplies for 50 children
  • Perfect Attendance Sponsor $250 provides supplies for 25 children
  • Health & Wellness Sponsor $150 provides supplies for 15 children
  • Creative Writing Sponsor $100 provides supplies for 10 children
  • Avid Reader Sponsor $50 provides supplies for 5 children

Please email or call us today to secure your sponsorship by July 15th.  Donations can be made through PayPal: 


Checks can be sent Attn: Lindsay Barron, 413-586-5626, LBarron@merrimackmortgage.com, 211 North St Northampton, MA 

Please make checks payable to Merrimack Mortgage. A letter for tax purposes will follow once processed.  Every sponsor will be given credit for their donation in any mention of the drive in media communications. We will also be updating our Facebook page on a regular basis to highlight our progress and thank our sponsors! 

Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors!


Thank you!!!