Snack in a Backpack

Mission Statement

Decrease the burden of childhood hunger in Fannin County by providing food insecure families a weekend and school vacation food assistance program.


Since 2009, Snack in a Backpack has been helping Fannin children get nutritious and easy-to-prepare food they need for weekends, school breaks, and summer vacation breaks. Snack in a Backpack in affiliation with the Chattanooga Food Bank distributes approximately 1600+ meals to children each week.

Program at a Glance

  • Provides food insecure children in Fannin County with food for weekends, holidays, and summer vacation breaks when school breakfasts and lunches are not available. 

  • Provides nutritious, healthy food that is easy to prepare.

  • Provides summer meals for food insecure Fannin children when school is not in session.

  • Serves the children most in need as determined by school staff who know them best.

  • Is a community and volunteer supported program.

Get in Touch


(706) 851-8174


Snack in a Backpack

2460 East 1st St.,  Unit C-7
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

We pack during the school year on Wednesdays at 9:30 am. Feel free to stop in and lend a helping hand!


Snack in a Backpack

Debby Beck, Program Director
P.O. Box 2123
Blue Ridge, GA 30513