BackPack Program


Organization: The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB)
The BackPack Program helps ensure that children in need do not go hungry on weekends or during school vacations when they do not have access to school meals.
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Location of Program's Recipients:
The BackPack Program supports children in need in 6 school systems in eastern Massachusetts, including: Chelsea, Everett, Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, and South Boston.
Who Benefits from Support:
The Greater Boston Food Bank’s BackPack Program helps ensure that children who might not otherwise have access to food outside of school do not go hungry on weekends or during school vacations. Through your support of the BackPack Program, over 2,000 children who participate in free or reduced lunch (FRL) programs in eastern Massachusetts will receive a pack full of nutritious, ready-to-eat food and snacks to take home on the weekends twice per month.
Fast Fact:
Almost 90% of parents whose children participate in the BackPack Program say they have seen an improvement in their child’s overall well-being.
Raised: $316
Needed: $9,684

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