Sample Carepack

Not all students may have access to adequate refrigeration, a stove or even a can opener. The best-prepared backpacks will have food items taht children can access independently and eat with minimal preparation.

Confidentiality is important. Community partners will be responsible for collecting food, preparing backpacks and delivering them to the school. Once backpacks are distributed to the school, only school personnel with access to confidential student information will assist with distributing the backpacks to individual students.

Peanut butter (allergies are considered first)
Shelf stable milk
Oatmeal packets
Pudding cups
Filled crakers
Canned vegetables
Granola bars
Dried Fruit
Canned pasta
Canned soup
Single serving cereals