US students qualify for the free meal program at school
1 out of 5 Kids
struggles with Hunger
62% of Teachers
regularly see kids who come to school hungry
20% of kids
in Pennsylvania are food insecure
is a 501c3 nonprofit organization, providing food to students in our community who would go without over the weekend. We work to help homeless and hungry students succeed by addressing the issue of childhood hunger.
Make The Difference.
Working alongside individuals and organizations to collect food and materials, Operation Backpack packs these items into backpacks.
Be the Difference.
Sent out to qualifying students, the backpacks are discretely picked up each Friday and returned on Monday. The process begins again for the next weekend.
Create The Change.
19.6% of children in Pennsylvania live in poverty. Right in our community, there are children who are homeless and considered chronically hungry. Help someone today.
School Districts Involved
Let us keep you up-to-date on everything that is happening with Operation Backpack and our work in the community.