Food Backpack for Kids

Together, No Child Will Go Hungry

Our News

Our program director Marilyn Barba recently gave an interview to KXCR radio in Florence which aired on August 20th 2018.  Have a listen to this wonderful and touching interview to learn more about exactly what our program is about.

Food Backpack for Kids Making a Difference

Many of us have important charities close to our hearts and regularly write checks in support of those causes.  If you are not currently a supporter of Food Backpack for Kids, please consider supporting another cause that matters--- feeding children at-risk-for-hunger during school-year weekends.  100% of all donations go to purchase of food.

Mail your tax deductible check to

Food backpack for Kids

PO Box 3347

Florence, OR 97439

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 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 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.

 

Watch for more upcoming news!

© Food Backpack for kids

1380 10th Street

PO Box 3347

Florence, OR 97439

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.

Food Backpack for Kids

Together, No Child Will Go Hungry

Food Backpack for Kids

Together, No Child Will Go Hungry