Capital Hills Campus

Backpack Buddies

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Event Date & Time:
Thu, December 1, 7:00 - 8:30 P.M.
Add to Calendar 12/01/2022 07:00 PM 12/01/2022 08:30 PM America/New_York Backpack Buddies BackPack Buddies provides children from food-insecure homes with healthy weekend meals during the school year. The children, selected by school principals, teachers, and school social workers receive a full bag of non-perishable food containing balanced meals and healthy snacks each week. This is an ongoing effort to support our at-risk children for the entire school year.

BackPack Buddies provides children from food-insecure homes with healthy weekend meals during the school year. The children, selected by school principals, teachers, and school social workers receive a full bag of non-perishable food containing balanced meals and healthy snacks each week. This is an ongoing effort to support our at-risk children for the entire school year.

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Description

Help collect food items to fill a backpack (or bag) with non-perishable food. Ongoing donations are needed and volunteers to help pack the bags during the school year.

Items Needed: (Please do not bring expired items)

  • Canned Meats & Stews
  • Canned Vegetables & Fruits
  • Packaged Noodles
  • Breakfast Items
  • 100% Juice Boxes & Milk
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Grocery Gift Cards

Other Preferred Items:

  • Whole grain pasta
  • Canned poultry or fish
  • Canned beans
  • Brown and white rice
  • Oatmeal and low/no sugar cold cereals
  • Canned fruits
  • Vegetable soups
  • Dried fruits and nuts
  • Peanut butter
  • Toilet paper

Notes

Drop Of Times: 

  • Thursdays: 7pm-8pm and Sundays 9am-12pm
  • Mondays: 9am-12pm

Serve by sorting food and/or delivering bags

  • Food sorting on Mondays: 10am-12pm
  • Bag Delivery to schools on Tuesdays: 9am