Junior League of Minneapolis

Promoting Volunteerism Developing the Potential of Women Improving Our Communities

Backpack Buddies

To reduce the effects of childhood hunger by providing nutritious, easy-to-prepare food over the weekend to children residing in food-insecure homes in the greater Twin Cities area. Health and wellness education is also provided.


Andersen United Community School, Minneapolis, MN.

Prodeo Acedemy, Minneapolis, MN

Cityview Community School, Minneapolis, MN.

Community Impact
Backpack Buddies provides over 750 students with a take-home backpack filled with nutritious food for use over the weekend. Students in 1st - 5th grades at Andersen United Community School, Cityview Community School, and Prodeo Academy benefit from this program.

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410 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Tel: 612-238-8460 Fax: 612-573-6551


The Junior League of Minneapolis is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving
the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.