Backpacks for Kids

Each August the Backpacks For Kids program provides Ellis County children and youth a new backpack filled with school supplies and personal hygiene items. Ellis County students in grades Pre-K thru High School whose families are low-income/financial hardships are eligible. Registration opens May 1st. Our backpack Distribution Day is the first Thursday in August. 


Interested in donating supplies to help fill the Backpacks?

Here is a list of items needed.


First Call for Help - Ellis County  |  607 E 13th Street  |  Hays, KS 67601  | 785.623.2800

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