Chatfield Community Weekend Backpack Program Food Drive
The Library is partnering with the Chatfield Community Weekend Backpack Program and Thrivent Financial to help support this vital program.
Please bring food and cash donations to the public library through 3/15/17. Write checks to: “Chatfield Weekend Food Program”
The Community Weekend Backpack Program has been providing nutritious meals & snacks to children in need to take home from school over the weekends since March 2014 & currently serves 60 local students weekly.
Specific Food Items Needed
Peanut butter – need 30 regular (16 oz.) jars per month
Individual Applesauce or other Fruit cups
Chewy Granola bars Cereal (15 oz. or less)
Fruit & grain bars Pudding cups
Boxed Rice Krispie treats Canned pasta meals
Rice a Roni Snack pack raisins
Macaroni & cheese Noodles/rice sauce mixes
Sauce mixes Canned vegetables
Tuna Helper Tuna
Canned soup Saltine crackers
Items need to fit in a backpack. A weekly bag contains 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 snack and supplemental food for each child in the home in grades K-12. (60 students at present.)
Please, no glass jars and all items must have a label.
Please drop off at the library through March 15, 2017.