Backpack Brigade

Organization Details

Organization Description

Mission statementProviding Weekend Hunger Bags for Children in Need
Service(s) descriptionOn Fridays during the school year, Backpack Brigade volunteers pack bags of nutritious, easy-to-eat meals and drop them at area K-8 schools and middle schools where they are distributed to students in need. In addition, boxes of healthy snacks are delivered by our volunteer drivers to area high schools for hungry older teens.
Program impactBackpack Brigade distributes hundreds of weekend meal-packs to over 20 Seattle-area schools through the efforts and support of volunteers and sponsors.

Community programs are organized into categories known as Community School Elements. All community programs associated with Backpack Brigade are listed below and each program may be provided at 1 or more schools. You can use the 'Show Details' buttons to learn more about each program.