Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where do I receive a backpack?
A: Simply fill out the request form and we will get your backpack(s) mailed out to you within 5-7 business days.
Q: What should I put in my backpack?
A: Check out our list of suggested items.
Q: How full can I pack my backpack?
A: The drawstring backpack must be under 5 pounds and can be filled as full as possible as long as it singes shut on top.
Q: Where do I take my backpack once it is packed?
A: As soon as your backpack is packed and ready to go, you can drop it off at any of the following locations:
- Cross Training Office (1471 Interstate Loop #3, Bismarck, ND)
- Evangel Assembly of God (3225 N 14th Street Bismarck, ND) [ Map ]
- Shiloh Christian School (1915 Shiloh Drive Bismarck, ND) [ Map ]
You can also ship backpacks to our office at:
1471 Interstate Lp #3
Bismarck, ND 58503
Q: Where are the backpacks going?
A: Cross Training ministries will be making a distribution trip every other year to the Dominican Republic, which is where all donated packs will be distributed. If we have excess backpacks, we will distribute these locally to kids in need.
Q: When is the deadline for sending my backpack to you?
A: Cross Training will be collecting packs all year round, so you are never too late, or too early to donate!
Q: What does the $5 cover?
A: Your $5 donation helps us cover the cost of shipping and distribution of all backpacks. It also helps financially for the salvation tract that will be placed in each backpack.
Q: If I send more than one backpack, can I write one donation check for all of them?
A: Absolutely, just place the check in any one of the packs you packed.
Q: Can we request backpacks and distribute them to families in need in
our local area?
A: Yes, contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org explaining your desire to become an affiliate of Bags Without Borders. Please include in this email where you live, the location you desire to distribute the backpacks, and the point person who will be responsible for distribution.
Q: Our church is going on a missions trip. Can we do Bags Without Borders and distribute the backpacks on our trip?
A: Yes, contact our office at email@example.com explaining your desire to become an affiliate of Bags Without Borders for your missions trip. Please include in this email the name and address of your church, the location of your missions trip, and the point person who will be responsible for distribution.