Back to school! Please give to our fourth annual ‘No Empty Backpacks’ school supplies drive

Back to school! Please give to our fourth annual ‘No Empty Backpacks’ school supplies drive

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88Nine Radio Milwaukee
July 22 - Aug. 25

We will be on-site at the Fiserv Forum Plaza for Chords & Curds on August 24th. Stop by the event and bring a donation of school supplies to support No Empty Backpacks. Just look for the 88Nine vehicle to locate us!



88Nine Radio Milwaukee has teamed up with Milwaukee Business Journal for the fourth annual No Empty Backpacks School Supplies Drive to benefit Milwaukee Public Schools students.

From July 22 – Aug. 25, donation bins will be at Radio Milwaukee in Walker’s Point, Milwaukee Business Journal, Neroli Salon & Spas, Colectivo Coffee Cafes, select BelAir Cantina locations, select Educators Credit Union locations and more throughout the community. Together we can help families get off to a great start this school year. Your donations will help students at the following Milwaukee Public Schools:

  • Rogers Street Academy: 2430 W. Rogers St, Milwaukee, WI 53204


  • Greenfield Bilingual School: 1711 S 35th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215


  • Roosevelt Middle School: 800 W Walnut St, Milwaukee, WI 53205


  • Rufus King Middle School: 121 E Hadley St, Milwaukee, WI 53212


  • Bryant Elementary: 8718 W Thurston Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53225


  • Gilbert Stuart Elementary School; 7001 N. 86th Street


  • Story Elementary: 3815 W Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208


  • Neeskara Elementary: 1601 N Hawley Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53208

Amazon wishlist: Amazon

Oriental trading wishlist: Oriental Trading

Here’s the full list of donation bin locations:

Jewish Community Center 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd, Milwaukee
von Briesen & Roper 411 East Wisconsin Ave, Suite 1000, Milwaukee
BelAir Cantina 2625 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee
BelAir Cantina 250 High Street, Brookfield
BelAir Cantina 410 W Town Square Way, Oak Creek
BelAir Cantina 6817 W North Ave, Wauwatosa
Neroli Salon & Spa 3885 N Brookfield Rd, Brookfield
Neroli Salon & Spa 5714 N Bayshore Dr, Glendale
Neroli Salon & Spa 10902 N Port Washington Rd, Mequon
Neroli Salon & Spa 1919 E Kenilworth, Milwaukee
Neroli Salon & Spa 327 E St. Paul, Milwaukee
The Institute of Beauty and Wellness 328 E St. Paul (2nd Floor), Milwaukee
The Aveda Experience Center 95 N Moreland Rd, Brookfield
Educators Credit Union 1326 Willow Road, Mount Pleasant
Educators Credit Union 7025 W Appleton Ave, Milwaukee
Educators Credit Union 6131 W Center St, Milwaukee
Educators Credit Union 2243 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee
Educators Credit Union 7139 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Educators Credit Union 4000 W Loomis Rd, Milwaukee
Educators Credit Union Forest Home 3355 W Forest Home, Milwaukee
Educators Credit Union Park Place 10811 W Park Place, Milwaukee
Colectivo Lakefront 1701 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee
Colectivo Humboldt 2999 N Humboldt Blvd, Milwaukee
Colectivo 68th St Tosa 6745 W. Wells St Wauwatosa
Colectivo Swan Blvd Tosa 9125 W. North Ave. Wauwatosa
Colectivo Prospect 2211 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee
Colectivo Bayview 2301 S. Kinnickinnic Ave, Bay View, Milwaukee
Colectivo 5th Ward 170 S 1st St., Milwaukee
Colectivo Shorewood 4500 N. Oakland Ave, Shorewood
Colectivo Bayshore 5735 N. Bayshore Drive, Glendale
Colectivo Grafton 1211 Washington St., Grafton
Colectivo Mequon 11205 N Cedarburg Rd, Mequon
Colectivo Third Ward 223 E. St. Paul, Milwaukee
Colectivo US Bank 777 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
Mathematics Institute of Wisconsin W233 N2080 Ridgeview Parkway, Waukesha
Hanson Dodge 220 E. Buffalo Street, Milwaukee
Stone Creek/88Nine 158 S Barclay St, Milwaukee
Pabst Theater 144 E Wells St, Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Music Ventures  Check local Wisconsin Music Venture Events
Full of Beans Café 184 S. 2nd St, Milwaukee
Pete’s Pops 3809 W. Vliet St, Milwaukee and pop-up events
Ritz Holman 330 E Kilbourn Ave #550, Milwaukee
Community Care Vliet 3220 W Vliet St, Milwaukee
Oriental Theater 2230 N Farwell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202
Flowers for Dreams 134 W Pittsburgh Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53204