KARINA’S BACKPACK PROJECT DONATES OVER 7,700 BACKPACKS TO
FULLERTON SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOLS IN 1ST YEAR OF PARTNERSHIP.
Karina’s Backpack Project (KBP), fiscally sponsored by the Joy of Sharing Foundation and a
project implemented by Dreams for Schools, will be providing Fullerton School District (FSD)
students with backpacks and supplies for the new school year for the first time.
KARINA’S BACKPACK PROJECT DONATES OVER 4,300 BACKPACKS
TO 10 SANTA ANA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOLS IN 3RD YEAR
On August 14th, Karina’s Backpack Project (KBP), a project implemented by Dreams for
Schools, will be kicking off its 2022 backpack distribution at Pio Pico Elementary School in the
Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD).
Kids for CASA recently held their 2nd Annual Bear-Building event for Valentine’s Day. The goal was to raise $32,500 to recruit and train CASA volunteers and to create and donate hundreds of custom-stuffed bears to Orange County youth in the juvenile court system. Thanks to the overwhelming support of our community partners, donors and volunteers, Kids for CASA raised almost $40,000!
Stanton creates holiday magic through valued partnerships
The City has established a new partnership with Dreams for Schools and Katrina’s Backpack program to provide holiday gifts for four hundred local children. Recipients included our Family Resource Center clients and families who were identified through liaisons at our local schools, GRIP representatives and other community-based organizations.
Karina honored at Illumination Inaugural Women's Philanthropy Luncheon
This inaugural event will highlight and recognize women in our programs, our frontline
staff, and in our community. Led by Pooja Bhalla, DNP, RN, Illumination Foundation’s
Executive Director of Healthcare Services, this promises to be a day of inspiration,
enlightenment, and celebration.
Weekly roundup: Local organization donates over 10,000 backpacks to Santa Ana USD students; state superintendent visits Southern California; and more
Over ten thousand students in the Santa Ana Unified School District this week received backpacks with school supplies from Karina’s Backpack Project, in partnership with the Joy of Sharing Foundation and Dreams for Schools.
Shriji Mandir, H4H Team Organize Indian American Community Event Providing Backpacks to Underserved Kids in Southern California
BELLFLOWER, Calif. – The Shriji Mandir organized a community service event to provide back to school backpacks and school supplies for underserved kids/students of the city of Bellflower on Aug. 8, 2021.
Karina’s Backpack Project and Dreams for Schools Partner to Streamline and Expand Reach to Serve More Students
Karina’s Backpack Project (KBP) has partnered with Dreams for Schools (DFS) to have DFS be the official implementation partner of the project. DFS’ Executive Director, Nithin Jilla, has mentored Karina since she began the project and helped connect her to the community.
Take Five: Meet Karina Tarsadia, Sage Hill School sophomore and philanthropist
When you imagine what a philanthropist looks like, you might not think of a high school sophomore – but Sage Hill School sophomore Karina Tarsadia has created a nonprofit to help other local students, and she will be recognized on November 19 at the 35th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards program.
Santa Ana Unified School District - September 15, 2020
Karina's Backpack Project Donates 6,000 Backpacks to 10 Santa Ana Unified School District Schools
Karina’s Backpack Project, in partnership with the Joy of Sharing Foundation and Dreams for Schools, kicked off its 2020 backpack distribution campaign at Madison Elementary School in the Santa Ana Unified School District.
National Philanthropy Day Event Honors Newport Residents and Businesses
Every November, hundreds of philanthropists, business people and volunteers come together at a special National Philanthropy Day Orange County luncheon to honor those who have demonstrated philanthropy and enhanced their communities and the world.
Thousands of children and their parents packed the parking lot at Angel Stadium on Sunday morning — not in advance of an Angels game, but rather to receive a free backpack filled with school supplies fromKarina’s Backpack Project by the Joy of Sharing.
The project was created to provide low-income families with supplies for elementary- and middle-school students.
Thousands of kids now ready for school after backpack, school supply giveaway in Anaheim
Thousands of children and their parents packed the parking lot at Angel Stadium, Sunday morning, Aug. 4 — not in advance of an Angels game, but rather to receive a free backpack filled with school supplies from Karina’s Backpack Project by the Joy of Sharing.
Karina’s Backpack Project: Community Event at Angel Stadium
Karina Tarsadia, a 14 year old Orange County native who has been immersed in the art of giving back from an early age has decided to follow her passion and start a movement to foster independence among youth
Karina’s Backpack Project To Give Away 5,000 Backpacks At Angel Stadium On August 4
On August 4th, 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm, Angel Stadium will proudly host Karina’s Backpack Project. Fueled by Karina’s passion to create community connection, the event will provide low income families with elementary and middle school student supplies, resources and services for a successful school year.
Karina Tarsadia, a 14-year-old Orange County native who has been immersed in the art of giving back from an early age has decided to follow her passion and start a movement to foster independence among youth. On Sunday, August 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Angel Stadium will proudly host Karina’s Backpack Project.
'Karina's Backpack Project': 15-year-old girls starts campaign to bring school supplies to kids
Karina Tarsadia, 15, started a campaign called “Karina’s Backpack Project” to provide kids in her community with backpacks full of school supplies. She’s stopped by FOX 11 News with Nithin Jilla, the CEO of the organization, to talk about her program.
There has never been a social movement in history without young people at the forefront, and this generation is no different. Young people today are deeply concerned with the social, political and environmental issues that we’re all faced with, yet are uniquely optimistic about their own ability to shape a better future.