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College Students


 Interested in joining The Backpack Project of Athens (TBP/ATH)? Fill out this form to be added to our Listserv newsletter as well as our GroupMe. Meetings are held on a monthly basis in addition to our many weekly service events.


We also frequently host local Athens nonprofit leaders during our meetings to speak about their experience in the field and to answer any questions you may have. 

City Street

 Every week, TBP/ATH hosts a number of different volunteer opportunities, ranging from tutoring at Athens Area Homeless Shelter to preparing and delivering meals to many of the local encampments. We would love to see you join us at these events. All of our service focuses on developing real, long-lasting relationships with our clients, many of whom we consistently serve week after week.


Join our GivePulse page to sign up and be notified about our volunteer opportunities. 


Contact Us

Feel free to email us at uga@thebackpackproject.ngo or fill out the form below with any thoughts or questions, and we'll get back to you as soon as we can! 

We'll be in touch soon!

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The Backpack Project of Athens, Inc. is a student run 501(c)(3) nonprofit that strives to serve the Athens homeless community in ways that provide them with opportunities to not only sustain themselves, but also to positively influence the quality of life of those around them.

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