Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack Program™

The BackPack Program™ provides children at risk of hunger with a pack of kid-friendly, nutritious, easy-to-prepare food each week to help them through weekends.

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Food Bank of the Southern Tier's BackPack Program™

For many kids, school is the only place they can count on for a meal.

When does $1 make a difference? You might be surprised.

For many kids, school is the only place they can count on for a meal.

So, what happens when school is out?

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier helps kids through the BackPack Program™ ­– providing them with nutritious packs of food to help them through weekends and school breaks.

And the best part? Just 3 dollars fills a child’s backpack.

So when does $1 make a difference? When you donate it to the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.

Feed hope. Give to the Food Bank today.

About the Organization

Food Bank of the Southern Tier

The Food Bank team works daily to build and sustain hunger-free communities throughout the Southern Tier. We do so by acquiring and distributing more than 10 million pounds of food and grocery products to people in need through our network of 164 partner agencies including food pantries, meal programs, shelters and others across Broome, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga and Tompkins Counties. The Food Bank also administers direct service food programs including the BackPack Program™ and Mobile Food Pantry Program.

Vision: The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is committed to creating a future without hunger where access to healthy food by all is recognized as fundamental to the well-being and success of individuals and the foundation of a strong, vibrant society.

Every dollar makes a difference!