There are many ways to get involved with the Mayor’s Back to School Fair whether it be as a sponsor, exhibitor or community partner. We hope your organization will consider joining us in our cause.

Event Sponsorship

For organizations interested in having a brand presence including logo recognition with the fair, setting up a premier customized exhibit booth onsite or creating a special employee volunteer experience, there are various opportunities available.

For more information on program sponsorship levels and benefits, please contact Angela Shellene at

“Fill the Backpack” Sponsors

Companies, community organizations and individuals are invited to participate in the Mayor’s Back to School Fair “Fill the Backpack” Drive. Donated backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away at the Mayor’s Back to School Fair on Friday, August 2, 2019. Each year the Mayor’s Back to School Fair provides 15,000 sets of schools supplies to families in need living in the City of Dallas. Organizations and groups who participate in the “Fill the Backpack” Drive will be recognized in various ways.

For organizations or groups who want to participate, please contact Angela Shellene at Organizations and groups will be provided a special code to use when purchasing backpacks which will allow MBTSF to track the total number of backpacks donated through online purchases.


For organizations looking to have a physical presence at the Fair, there are standard exhibitor booth options available. For information on pricing and how to register, contact Kathy Luedke at  

Community Partners

For organizations interested in hosting pre-registration events, distributing event materials or volunteering as a group please contact Jenny Brumfield at