FOOD ITEMS NEEDED

SHELF STABLE MILK

CANNED MEAT AND BEANS

CANNED MEAT AND BEANS

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Milk is an important element of any child's nutritional needs.  A case of milk is available for $12. There 24 (8 oz boxes) in a case. Each child currently receives 2 boxes of milk.  740 boxes of milk are needed each week which totals 31 cases.  Alternatives are also available for Lactose Intolerant children.




CANNED MEAT AND BEANS

CANNED MEAT AND BEANS

CANNED MEAT AND BEANS

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Kids need protein in their diets for growth, brainpower and to boost their immune systems.  A donation of just $23 will provide a case containing 24 cans. Snack in a Backpack currently distributes 15+ cases a week.  


Another staple provided is Dry Mac & Cheese Packages.  For $15 you can provide a case that contains 40 packages.  We are distributing 10 cases each week.




CEREAL

CANNED MEAT AND BEANS

HEALTHY SNACKS

For a small donation of $5 you can provide up to 10 servings of warm or cold cereals for the kids.

For a small donation of just $20, you can help provide hot and cold cereal for children.  Each child receives 2 kinds of cereal per week.  A case of cereal contains 96 packages of cereal. We are currently distributing 8 cases a week.

HEALTHY SNACKS

CHEESE CRACKERS WITH PEANUT BUTTER

HEALTHY SNACKS

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Consumption of healthy fruits can boost body immunity, encourage children's school performance and prevent obesity. Mercier's Orchards donates 250 lbs of apples each week during the apple season. When no fresh apples are available, cups containing applesauce and other fruits are distributed.  There are 72 cups in a case.  A case of applesauce is $19 and 6 cases are needed each week.  Raisins and other dried fruits are also used throughout the year.



CHEESE CRACKERS WITH PEANUT BUTTER

CHEESE CRACKERS WITH PEANUT BUTTER

CHEESE CRACKERS WITH PEANUT BUTTER

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One of the benefits of protein is to boost energy levels and improve cognitive functions in the body. Peanut Butter also has one of the lowest cholesterol levels.  You can provide a case of snack crackers with a single donation of $22.50.  We distribute 4 cases each week and there are 96 packs in a case.   




TEACHER BOXES

CHEESE CRACKERS WITH PEANUT BUTTER

CHEESE CRACKERS WITH PEANUT BUTTER

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Teacher Boxes are packed with extra snacks for students who may come to school hungry and need food throughout the school day. By contributing as little as $20 you can help fill one of these boxes.  They are distributed to Teachers, Counselors and After-School Tutors throughout the Fannin County School District. Currently, Snack in a Backpack has distributed over 50 boxes to educators and support staff.


Get in Touch

PHONE

PHONE

PHONE

(706) 851-8174

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

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!

MAIL

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

Snack in a Backpack

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