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YulistaCARES

Backpack Campaign

2023

YOU DID IT! Through generous donations, Yulista and our communities raised and delivered backpacks filled with school supplies to students across the nation. 

We are thrilled to share we surpassed our 2023 goal of 1650 backpacks. Together, we raised 1941 backpack kits & 400 hygiene kits! Thank you for making this year the most successful campaign to date! 

CAMPAIGN COUNTDOWN

April 3 – May 31, 2023

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DONATION KITS // READY FOR CLASS

2023 GOAL // 1650 BACKPACK KITS & 400 HYGIENE KITS

2023 ACTUAL // 1941 BACKPACK KITS & 400 HYGIENE KITS

2023 BACKPACK KIT PROGRESS
100%
2023 HYGIENE KIT PROGRESS
100%

BackPack Campaign - upcoming events

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 KITS

We reached our target goal of 400 grooming sets to give students that extra confidence boost for class! Each Grooming Kit will include:

  • Toothpaste
  • Hairbrush 
  • Toothbrush 
  • Nail Clippers 
  • Shampoo & Body Wash 
  • Reusable Bag 
  • Deodorant Soap 
  • Washcloth

2023 ALASKA DELIVERIES

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

This year we supported 7 schools in the Calista Region.  

2023 COMMUNITY DELIVERies

2023 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 raffle prizes. Raffles encourage donations which will ultimately help us reach our goal! 

2023 RAFFLE WINNERS

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

Michael Mullett – Georgia

Christopher Noble – Alabama

Nate Luchner – Alabama

Terrie Dawson- Alabama

Khuong Nguyen- Texas

Douglas Hamm – Texas

 Kevin “Mike” Swaim – Alabama

Martin Quigley – Virginia

Douglas Staples – New Jersey

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.
  • Winners will draw/select a number (1-21) to select their prize.
  • 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.

2023 TEAM YULISTA TEAM TRACKING

Congrats to all the teams for getting into the competitive spirit for such a great cause!

1ST PLACE - THE SHORE BIRDS
$3790
2ND PLACE - Troy7 Home Office Team
$3175
BACKPACKING BOMBSHELLS
$1580
ATK:V-22 Project Team
$1265
Trailblazers
$1205
TEAM OMEGA
$890
Bluegrass Backpack Team
$840
Cool Operators
$793
QUALITY TEAM
$745
TUNISTA HONOLULU
$720
Team Luke/Gila BEND Team
$685
STRAITSYS PRO Services TEAM
$570
Team Naddafinger (1) - $265
$265
Team Naddafinger (2) - $185
$185