Give back, fill a pack. Volunteers of America is once again asking for donations of backpacks and school supplies for needy children.

The agency has collected 17,000 packs over the last nine years and is making things pretty easy.

Packing lists are posted online at and most of the items are available at dollar stores. The drive kicks off on Monday and there are dozens of drop-off locations spread throughout Sacramento.

Learn more:

List of Drop-Off Locations

School Supply Lists