Drop Off Locations

Several area businesses have offered to be drop off locations. You can drop off backpacks to our friends at the following locations. Please thank these businesses as they step up to help the community. They receive nothing in return and have offered to help these kids out of the kindness of their hearts. We thank them greatly for participating with and support The Blue Ribbon Project! Please keep an eye on this page as things continue to grow. If you have a business or organization in Anne Arundel, Charles County, or Queen Anne's County and would like to be a drop off location, please contact us.


Anne Arundel County

Annapolis Police Department


Annapolis Police Department is very active within the community, especially when it comes to our children. You can drop off your backpacks at Annapolis Police Department located at 199 Taylor Avenue (just down from the Navy Stadium) 




BB&T Bank

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Backpacks of Love can be dropped off at several BB&T Banks in the area. They can be dropped off at :

  • 3062 Solomons Island Road (Village at Lee Airpark) Edgewater
  • 80 West Central Avenue, Edgewater
  • 801 Compass Way (Heritage Harbor), Ste 7 Annapolis


Eastport Shell

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Eastport Shell is located at 335 Sixth Street in Eastport (Corner of Sixth and Severn). If you wish to drop off a backpack and need directions, you can visit their website at Eastportshell.com

Remember when you stop in, please thank them for supporting The Blue Ribbon Project and the Backpacks of Love Program!  


Robert A. Pascal Youth and Family Services



Backpacks and donations can also be dropped off at the Robert A. Pascal Youth & Family Services located at 570 Ritchie Highway, Suite H in Severna Park. It's in the rear of Park Plaza Shopping Center near the entrance from Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard. This location is also where we typically have our Aging Up...Not Out program.




WNAV Radio

wnavBackpacks can be dropped off with our friends at WNAV Radio located at 236 Admiral Drive in Annapolis (Just look for the two big radio towers)






Angelina's Italian Kitchen in Sub Shop is conveniently located at 827 Central Avenue East in Edgewater (in the area of Selby). Mary Jo, the owner of Angelina's has offered discounts coupons for food for anyone that brings in donations.










Charles County

La Plata Police Patch

La Plata Police Department is our point of contact within Charles County. Donations can be dropped off at the La Plata Police Department located at 101 La Grange Avenue in the town of La Plata.







Queen Anne's County


Title Excellence of Kent Island

Title Excellence of Kent Island has provided their location in Chester as a convenient drop off location for Queen Anne's County residents. They are located at 109 Country Day Road in Chester (just of of Main Street near the Safeway Store)




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Donations can be dropped off at the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Department located at 505 Railroad Avenue in Centerville.









Taylor Pyles

Tom "Taylor" Pyles is a child abuse survivor and the founder The Blue Ribbon Project. He has been a police officer with Annapolis Police Department for over a decade and is assigned as a Detective in the Criminal Investigations Section.  When not working, you'll find him spending time with his family and out enjoying the countryside on two wheels. 

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