Backpacks for Kids

Jesus then took the loaves, gave thanks, and distributed to those who were seated as much as they wanted. John 6:11



Backpacks for Kids is a partnership of...

  • Churches
  • Businesses
  • Lake City Elementary School
  • Missaukee County Sheriff’s Department

…working together to provide food and crisis relief

for children in Lake City and Missaukee County.


Back Packs for Kids provides 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 suppers, and 4 snacks each week to children who have been identified by the school administration as those who need assistance.

By the close of the 2015 school year, Back Packs for Kids was providing packs for over 50 children each week.

Donations are gladly accepted at the Lake City Christian Reformed Church.

The following lists are items that are needed:

Single Serve Cereals

Single Serve Macaroni & Cheese

Apple Sauce Cups

Pastry Crisps

Chef Boyardee Pasta with Meat

Pudding Cups

Oatmeal

Granola Bars

Juice Packs

Cup of Noodles

Fruit Snacks

Activities

Hygiene

Snacks

Small Packs of Crayons

Combs

Fruit Snacks

Coloring Books

Small Packets of Wet-Wipes

Small Bags of Crackers

Word Search Books

Deodorant (not gender specific)

Rice Krispy Bars

Puzzle Books (for youth)

Travel Size Shampoo

Small Bags of Pretzels

Sticker Books

Travel Size Soap

Granola Bars

Fun Pens and Pencils

Travel Size Hand Lotion

Applesauce in a Tube

Books Written for Kids in Trauma

Toothpaste/Toothbrush

Gum

New Small Toys


Prefer to Donate Financially?

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTING CHURCHES, BUSINESSES, AND ORGANIZATIONS.

Because of your generous gifts, children and youth are receiving food, comfort, and the important message that:

                                                 They Matter.

CHURCHES

Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Lake City

First Presbyterian Church, Lake City

Jennings Community Church, Lake City

Lake City Assembly of God

Lake City Christian Reformed Church

Lake City Free Methodist Church

Lake City United Methodist Church

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lake City

St. Stephens Catholic Church, Lake City

BUSINESSES

Aldi’s of Cadillac

Bender’s

Chemical Bank

Foster’s Grocery

Georgetown Dental Professionals

Lake City Dollar General

Ollie’s Books

Scholastic Books

Self-Esteem Shop (books)

Van Drie Furniture

ORGANIZATIONS

Hand2Hand

Missaukee Area Community Foundation

Northern Michigan Classis of the Christian Reformed Church


Jennifer Pugh

Backpacks for Kids Director

Do You Have Questions About Backpacks For Kids? Email Jennifer Below!