Backpack Program

WHAT​: FOOD FOR WEEKENDS

WHEN​: FRIDAYS AFTER SCHOOL STARTS SEPTEMBER-MAY, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ONE HOUR ON FRIDAYS AT 2 PM.
WHERE​: DOORS of the MINI THEATER

IF YOU COULD BENEFIT FROM OUR PROGRAM PLEASE STOP BY MINI THEATER RIGHT AFTER SCHOOL ON FRIDAYS AND PICK UP A BACKPACK—NO QUESTIONS ASKED

THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS, BRING TO THE BOX IN THE FRONT OFFICE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: ​newtonptopres[at]gmail[dot]com

THANKS TO THE SALVATION ARMY, ARAPAHOE CREDIT UNION AND THE NEWTON STAFF AND COMMUNITY FOR THEIR ONGOING SUPPORT

Please consider nutritional value of food, and easy to prepare foods kids will eat

Ideas:

Breakfast 

  • Individual flavored oatmeal packets Hearty breakfast and fruit bars Instant breakfast mixes Boxes of cereal 

Snacks 

  • Hearty granola and breakfast bars Variety of individual cracker packages Dried fruit/leather 
  • Protein bars

Meal Items 

  • Peanut butter/Jelly in PLASTIC jars 
  • Kid friendly canned soups and stews Cup of Noodles
  • Chef Boyardee products (Cans and individual pop tops)
  • Mac N Cheese Boxes and individual servings
  • Canned fruitFruit cups, especially individual applesauce
  • Pasta and sauce with protein (CANS only please)