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School Success Backpack Donation Program

life insuranceThanks 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!


Lewiston-area backpack distribution week is July 22-26 during regular business hours!
Milwaukie-area backpack distribution week is August 12-16 during regular business hours!

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


Your donations make a difference!

You can help our Youth Member community, ensuring they have a successful school year by donating 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 new, unused school supplies at your local branch. Supplies needed for each backpack include:

Optional items needed include:

You can also download a shopping list here.

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