Transition to High School Backpack Drive 2017

KARI staff visited various locations throughout the South West Sydney and Ultimo regions for the Transition to High School Backpack Drive.

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Schools visited included:

  • Campbelltown Performing Arts High School
  • Ashcroft High School
  • Alexandria Park Community School
  • Matraville Sports High School
  • Elizabeth Macarthur High School

The team had another successful year with many smiling faces leaving the pickup locations with their new backpacks. The Department of Education, Public Schools currently allocates approximately 300 backpacks to children and young people in need through KARI’s Transition to High School Program.

If you’re interested in finding out more about the program or how you can help us to extend our reach in providing backpacks to those in need, contact our Corporate Partnerships team at