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THE MISSION OF BACK PACK KIDZ

Feeding hungry children one backpack at a time. Many children in Charlotte County do not have a stable source of food except the free or reduced breakfast and lunch provided by the schools. We bridge the gap by providing a backpack filled with nutritious food items to over 800 children every weekend. The cost to feed one child for the school year is $160.00. There are no administrative costs. All donations are used to purchase food and backpacks.

General needs: Feed hungry children
Specific needs: Purchase food and backpacks
501(c)(3) Tax ID 37-1475987

We currently service the following schools:

  • Deep Creek Elementary
  • Kingsway Elementary
  • Meadow Park Elementary
  • Peace River Elementary
  • Myakka River Elementary
  • Neil Armstrong Elementary
  • Sallie Jones Elementary
  • East Elementary
  • Charlotte Harbor School