Food Backpack for Kids

Together, No Child Will Go Hungry

Archived News

May 2018

Food Backpack for Kids’ volunteers are finishing packing the last of the weekly food bags as their 6th year ends with the completion of the school year in June, and would we would like to take the opportunity to introduce the board of Directors and to thank the community for their continued support.

Board of Directors

May 2018

Sarah Nunez, 2017/18 Florence PTA Vice President (center), entered the Food Backpack for Kids (FB4K) program to the Oregon State PTA’s consideration for the Program of the Year Award.  Sarah serves as an Advisor on the FB4K Board of Directors.  CEO, Pastor Dale Edwards and Program Director, Marilyn Barba were honored to accept the Oregon PTA Program of the Year award on behalf of all the Volunteers who make FB4K so successful in erasing weekend hunger for food challenged children in Florence and Mapleton schools.

May 3, 2018

6th Annual appreciation dinner hosted at the Florence Senior Center.  This event was a huge success thanking our important sponsors, donors, and volunteers.  Visit our Facebook page to see more photos from this event.

May 5, 2017

The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution fund awarded the Food Backpack for Kids $2,000.  These funds have been used to purchase food for the Siuslaw & Mapleton Food Backpack for Kids weekend food program.