Backpack Runners

Date & Time:

Saturday, August 7, 2021
8:15 AM - 1:15 PM


1 have signed up & 7 openings remain.


At this location, volunteers will be supporting the Westside Backpack Bash on Aug 7th.  At this location, they are looking for individuals that are flexible, joy-filled, and ready to serve! This location is handing out backpacks through a HYBRID model, meaning that families will drive-thru and also physically pick up backpacks.

Details of Opportunity:

Date: Saturday, Aug 7th

Time: 8:15am - 1:15pm

Location: Coronado High School - Coronado High School -1590 W Fillmore St, Colorado Springs, CO 80904 

Volunteer Parking: Volunteers can park at Coronado HS, in the parking lot EAST of the main drive into the Coronado parking lot. The main drive heads north off of Fillmore. Signs will be posted.

Volunteer Tasks: Backpack Runners will be stationed at the front of the 4 drive thru lanes, assisting the Line Greeters They will help gather backpacks for Line Greeters at line stations, and move between line stations and the courtyard if necessary to retrieve additional backpacks for their stations. Arrive to park by 8:15am, training at 8:25am in the Coronado courtyard area. Backpack Runners will serve until 1:15pm

What to bring: A full water bottle and a mask

What to wear: Sunscreen, sunglasses, closed-toed shoes. You will receive a volunteer t-shirt when you arrive and have the opportunity to put it on for the entirety of the event.

Age Requirements: Post High School, 18+

Physical Requirements: Need to be mobile and lift 10 lbs (multiple backpacks) 

Day of Contact - Brett Harrison - 

Project Location:

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Love Our Cities