BP4K is now an American Red Cross Partner!

Hard work and staying focused pays off…. On behalf of the Trustees, it is a pleasure to announce Operation BackPack4Kids is now an American Red Cross partner. This partnership will allow BP4K access to the Red Cross emergency services network so that we can asses emergencies and disasters throughout North America and respond when weContinue reading “BP4K is now an American Red Cross Partner!”

BP4K: November Update

BP4K is so happy to show off our new transport van we helped sponsor. Every single week this van leaves Germany for Poland and the Ukraine border… loaded with backpacks, food, clothes, household supplies. Whatever has been donated or is available is taken to people and children who desperately need it. When our small operationContinue reading “BP4K: November Update”

BP4K Partners With Blue and Yellow Cross

OCTOBER 31, 2022 Several major changes are taking place at BP4K: NEW PARTNERSHIPEffective today, BP4K are now in a formal partnership with Blue and Yellow Crosses a.k.a. Blau-Gelbes Kreuz (BGK). This partnership will allow BP4K 24-7 usage of BGK’s warehouse facility in Cologne. Backpacks that we ship to or build in Germany will now beContinue reading “BP4K Partners With Blue and Yellow Cross”

Approaching Backpack # 4,000

***UPDATE, September 22nd***As we close in on backpack number 4,000… that’s right, almost 4,000 backpacks delivered through Operation BackPack4Kids… we cannot rest on our accomplishments. There are still hundreds of thousands of refugee children displaced in Europe. We are in this for the long haul. Running a legitimate, vetted nonprofit requires the energy of aContinue reading “Approaching Backpack # 4,000”

Operation Backpack4Kids receives $25,000 IPA Foundation Grant

A grassroots effort launched by IPA B747 First Officer Bill Vaughan to aid Ukrainian child refugees has now helped thousands of children in need. Today, the IPA Foundation presented Operation Backpack4Kids, a 501.c.3 organization, with a $25,000 check to aid in its efforts to provide backpacks filled with essential and comfort items to displaced UkrainianContinue reading “Operation Backpack4Kids receives $25,000 IPA Foundation Grant”

Transporting medicine across Europe….

Wednesday, August 10th, 2022 John Bone discovers Ukraine Air Rescue People with compassion for others, do good things, even when it’s not always convenient or fun. Meet retired Delta 777 Captain John Bone of Florida. John said he woke up one morning and watching the news and said he felt like he needed to doContinue reading “Transporting medicine across Europe….”

BP4K Donation Match, Looking to the Future, and an Update from Kyiv

BP4K $20,000 Donation drive a success! On Monday, June 13th, 2022, BP4K received a donation that brought our $20,000 donation matching opportunity to the finish line. Thank you all for your support. We continue to accept donations that fund not only our Ukraine operations but expansion to other areas around the globe where our organizationContinue reading “BP4K Donation Match, Looking to the Future, and an Update from Kyiv”