Shop the backpack that gives back to kids in need


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STATE Bags do a lot more than hold and organize your everyday needs. For every bag sold, the company gives back to American children and families in need—from donating fully-packed backpacks to starting the #WhatDoWeTellTheKids initiative to partnering with charities.

This holiday season, we're adding STATE Bags to our gifting list. The Holiday 2019 collection, which is a collaboration with Bring Change to Mind, an organization founded by Glenn Close that aims to end discrimination around mental illness, is packed with metallic and coated canvas bags for everyday wear. Two standouts from the line include the Bennet XL backpack and the signature Kane backpack.

SHOP: Kane, $80

The Kane ($80) is made of durable nylon and has a padded laptop sleeve in the main compartment that fits a 13-inch laptop, as well as standard sized folders and books. The outside has side pockets that can fit up to a 17-inch Swell water bottle and front pockets to organize pens and other supplies.

SHOP: Bennet XL , $165

The Bennet XL ($165) is an oversized "utilitarian" bag that fits up to a 17" laptop and has enough room for gym sneakers, a change of clothes, a water bottle and more. In the black coated canvas color, it looks a bit like leather, but is much lighter.

STATE Bags is currently offering 35 percent off of its entire site with the code "STATEBF," but only for a limited time. You can check out the bags and learn more about STATE Bags in the video above!