Shared goal(s): Continue or Leverage existing partnerships to meet youth needs, Directly check on the well-being of youth and families
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.
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
SUPPORT DETAILS: INITIATIVE, PROGRAM, SERVICE
Timeframe: Fall 2020 (Academic Year), Spring 2021 (Academic Year), Winter 2020 (Academic Year)
Total capacity: 30,000
Health and safety: Compliance with State/County/City guidance
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