BackPack

PARTNERSHIP PROFILE

Shared goal(s): Continue or Leverage existing partnerships to meet youth needs, Directly check on the well-being of youth and families

Description: 

BackPack, a Philabundance program, provides free, nutritious and easy-to-prepare supplemental meals for families with kids at select member agency sites. This year, Philabundance is partnering with Kids Against Hunger Philadelphia to provide four shelf-stable meal packs in every BackPack. Each meal pack provides six prepared servings, for a total of 24 servings. BackPacks are provided to all families with children within the service area of Philabundance.

Web site: https://www.philabundance.org/find-food/free-food-for-kids/

Lead organization partners: Philabundance, Kids Against Hunger Philadelphia, Feeding America

Kinds of organization: Direct Service Non-profit Organization, School/School District

Participant population: Youth (Ages 14-17 or Grades 9-12), Youth (Ages 5-13 or Grades K-8)

Youth development support targetted: Health Education/Healthy Behaviors/Healthy Routines/Nutrition, Mental Health/Wellness/Mindfulness

Primary funding source: Individual Contributions, Private Philanthropic Foundation

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SUPPORT DETAILS: INITIATIVE, PROGRAM, SERVICE

Timeframe: Fall 2020 (Academic Year), Spring 2021 (Academic Year), Winter 2020 (Academic Year)

Location: Pennsylvania

Total capacity: 30,000

Health and safety: Compliance with State/County/City guidance

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Contact information: 

P: (215) 339-0900

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