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YulistaCARES

Backpack Campaign

2024

This annual campaign is one way Team Yulista gives back to our communities. Our employee-led CARES initiative donates backpacks with school supplies to students nationwide! We aim to make a difference in a child’s education and life. Our 2024 goal is to raise and deliver 1,700 backpacks and school supplies in 8 states.

 CAMPAIGN COUNTDOWN

April 1 – May 31, 2024

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2024 GOAL // 1,700 BACKPACK KITS

1,700 backpacks + $8,350 for CLASSROOMS IN ALASKA

2024 BACKPACK KIT PROGRESS
100%

WE REACHED OUR BACKPACK GOAL IN RECORD TIME... NOW WHAT?

All additional funds raised will now be dedicated to providing essential classroom supplies for schools in remote villages in Alaska. Many classrooms urgently require extra supplies to support both students and teachers throughout the school year. Your continued support means the world to us!

Congratulations 2023 Winners!

TOP INDIVIDUAL DONORS

DOUGLAS STAPLES (YSS) – $1,555

BRENDON RATLIFF (TLS) – $750

 

TOP GROUP

MODIFICATION, INTEGRATION, MANUFACTURING (YIS/YAD/YAI) – $8,455 

OUR IMPACT

Each year, YulistaCARES Backpack Campaign donates hundreds of backpacks filled with grade appropriate school supplies. This gives students hope and excitement so they can start the school year feeling confident and prepared. We have built some amazing partnerships with our Alaskan and local communities and look forward to reaching new students this year.

BACKPACK + SUPPLIES

All your school supply essentials in one backpack! Each backpack is filled with: 

  • Standard Size Backpack
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Glue Sticks
  • Scissors 
  • Pens 
  • Pencils & Sharpener
  • 3 Ring Pouch 
  • Colored Pencils & Crayons
  • Highlighters
  • 12 inch Ruler
  • 3 Hole Folders
  • Hygiene Kit (Only included in first 500 – AK Delivery)

2024 ALASKA DELIVERIES

We do our best to deliver backpacks to as many of our neighbors, partners, and Alaska Shareholders as possible.

This year we are supporting 5 schools in the Lower Kuskokwim school district.  

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THANK YOU GRANT AVIATION!

Grant Aviation has kindly donated charter flights to ensure the safe delivery of our supplies and team to schools in the remote villages of Alaska. We deeply appreciate their support and generosity!

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2024 COMMUNITY Deliveries

We are excited to support new schools and continue our partnership with organizations in our communities. 

Our team members nominated this year’s 2024 community deliveries. 

Alabama

New Jersey

  • Lakehurst Elementary 

Kentucky

Virginia

  • Bowling Green Elementary 

Hawaii

  • Kalihi Waena Elementary

Colorado

  • Fort Logan Northgate 

Arizona

2023 RAFFLE WINNERS

Several winners donated back to the backpack campaign. Thank you for your immense generosity! 

2024 RAFFLE PRIZE DONORS

We truly have the best supporters in our communities. Thank you to all the local businesses who have donated items to use as prizes. Raffles encourage donations which will ultimately help us reach our goal! 

Raffle Guidelines:

  • We will be hosting raffles when we meet the following milestones in 100 backpack increments and $10,000 raised increments. 
  • You may win a raffle prize only once.
  • All raffle prizes can be won by people outside Team Yulista.
  • For those not local to the Huntsville area, we have alternative prizes available. The team will contact you via email through your order # and information.
  • 100% of proceeds raised go towards the annual Backpack Campaign.
  • No purchase necessary to enter.

2024 YULISTA TEAM TRACKING

TEAM SHORE THING
$6220
satchel squad
$4805
PACKOLOGISTS
$5100
CARES BEARS
$2226
STRAIT UP AWESOME
$1560
The Bottle Rocket Bandits
$1380
TILT LIFE
$1345
team relentless pursuit
$1225
TEAM GO GET IT
$898
TEAM AULUKE
$790
TEAM ALOHA
$675
BPC - Backpack Crew
$675
PRICE IS RIGHT
$517
TEAM SWIFTIES
$150
Bluegrass wildcats
$135
The Backpack Bunch!
$125
Cool OPerators 2.0
$75
102 back packers
$0
Backs 2 Pack
$0