Backpack Buddies

Project Dates: 2008-2019


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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