BACK@YOU has two exciting announcements that will be game-changers for our homeless neighbors in St Louis! First, we have been chosen to partner with the Citypak Project, whose ongoing goal is to design and provide useful, high-quality backpacks for the homeless.The backpacks that they designed and commissioned cost $30 through the international adventure travel gear…

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BACK@YOU is one step closer to fillingĀ 200 backpacks for the homeless this year! BACK@YOU is thrilled to announce that the IRS has approved our 501(c)3 status! Those four numbers and a letter may not look or sound like much, but they are huge in taking what we can do to the next level. The sky…

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You can helpĀ BACK@YOU fill even more backpacks for the homeless in 2015! BACK@YOU is ready to take the next step in the effort to let our homeless neighbors know we care. But we need your help! Many resources that could help us better serve the homeless are available only to 501(c)3 tax-exempt organizations. That designation…

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Three weeks of really poor planning on my part culminated this past Sunday at The Bridge, a homeless shelter in St. Louis. Only three weeks earlier, Kevin, Becky, Jim, and I gave out 20 backpacks in front of The Bridge, and we thought we could handle anything. Kevin had brought some of our old coats…

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