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School Success Backpack Donation Program


Thanks to the generosity of our members and credit union partners, we provide a brand new backpack and school supplies to our Youth Members each year as a membership benefit! Eligibility to receive a backpack and school supplies is simply to have a Youth Account at Cutting Edge.

Not a Youth Member yet? Contact us to get started!


Your donations make a difference!

You can help our Youth Member community, ensuring they have a successful school year by donating cash or new school supplies! Cutting Edge provides a stylish new backpack* to every school-aged youth member – and we need your help to stuff them with the school supplies they need.

Please consider donating cash or new, unused school supplies at your local branch. You may also contact the credit union to make a donation directly from one of your Cutting Edge accounts so you never have to leave your home! A suggested donation of $30 provides a youth member with a backpack filled with school supplies, but any donation amount is welcome and greatly appreciated!

Supplies needed for each backpack include:

Optional items needed include:

You can also download a shopping list here.

*Backpacks available while supplies last on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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