The Peel Learning Foundation is a community-based, charitable organization that raises funds to enable Peel District School Board students to achieve personal excellence by providing resources that help them overcome barriers.  They focus on literacy, numeracy and essential skills services that help individuals achieve goals related to further education and training, employment or apprenticeship. The Student Backpack Program provides backpacks filled with necessary school supplies so students in need can fully participate in coursework.   600 students from kindergarten to Grade 12 will received backpacks through this program.