PBP Donations


It doesn’t take much to change the life of someone in need. Your gift today, whether large or small, can help positively impact a person facing homelessness in Kent County. When you are homeless, a simple smile, a word of kindness and knowing you are not forgotten can make a big difference. You can make a difference in our community today!

How You can help:

  • Host a Purple Backpack Project donation box at your school, church or place of employment and collect new or gently used winter items (email wendy@dirtcitysanctuary.org to host a donation box and for a list of items needed)
  • Hold a special offering or host a collection can to collect funds for Purple Backpack Project

  • You can order Purple Backpack Project supplies from our Amazon wish list here or our Target wish list here and have the item shipped directly to Dirt City Sanctuary.

  • Email wendy@dirtcitysanctuary.org for details on donating new or gently used supplies

  • You can send check, cash or a money order to Dirt City Sanctuary at P.O. Box 6213 Grand Rapids, MI 49506 (please note Purple Backpack Project).

  • You can donate directly to our campaign online by clicking the Donate Now button below.

The Purple Backpack Project

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Donation Total: $10.00

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Now accepting all donations!

When you contribute to the Purple Backpack Project, 100% of your donation goes to filling backpacks!

*Your Amazon/Target Wish-list orders are sent to out P.O. Box, as such, Fed Ex/UPS may send you a message that they weren’t able to deliver your package(s) but we are in fact getting packages. Sorry for any confusion.


Purple Backpack Project Donation Goal

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