Meals To Grow Backpack Program

Our church will be providing backpacks EACH FRIDAY with a healthy breakfast and lunch meal to 50 needy Pre-k children in the San Marcos school district who might not get a meal when school is closed on the weekend.  

Please donate any of these food items by Sunday*
donate to this program online -> click here

Please donate any of these items by Sunday*.

• Individual soup cup  (pop-top can, ready to eat)

• Tuna (pop-top cans only)

• Vienna Sausages (pop-top cans only)

• Cheese cracker pack

• Individual serving applesauce (no sugar added kind)

• Vegetable cup (only pop-top kind, corn, green beans, etc.)

• White milk individual boxes (those that do not require refrigeration)

• Cereal bars or granola bars (not icing or chocolate type)

 Raisins (snack size boxes)

• Saltine Crackers

• Instant Oatmeal (individual serving packets)

• Slim-Jim type jerky snacks

You can donate money online to support this ministry 

We need a total of 50 of each items.

* This common menu has been selected for kid-friendly foods, easy to open, to provide kids with equal meals, and reviewed by a pediatrician for nutrition. Please donate the items listed for this program.  

Food can be left in the labeled bins located in the sanctuary and in Todd Hall or dropped off at the church office through the week.

Contact Mari Salmi if you have any  questions,

"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink" -Matthew 25:35

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