Summer Backpack for Kids Program Announced

Stark County Hunger Task Force is pleased to announce the launch of their Summer Backpack for Kids Program. This will be an eleven week program, running every Friday from June 8, 2018-August 17, 2018. Backpack bags will be available every Friday from 9am-2pm at the Stark County Hunger Task Force offices, located in the Ken Weber Community Campus at Goodwill.  Children between the ages of 4-17 are eligible to receive backpack bags. Parent/guardians can pick up bags at Stark County Hunger Task Force, located at 408 9th St. SW, Canton, OH 44707, parent/guardian must present a photo ID.

Stark County Hunger Task Force volunteers will be on site to assist with intake and distribution of bags. Bags will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Enrollment in the Backpack for Kids program during the school year does not guarantee service during the summer.  The bags will be similar to the bags received during the school year; containing 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 snacks, and 2 drinks.

Summer Backpack Details

Where: Stark County Hunger Task Force at the Ken Weber Community Campus at Goodwill at 408 9th St. SW, Canton, OH 44707

Dates: June 8th, June 15th, June 22nd, June 29th, July 6th, July 13th, July 20th, July 27th, August 3rd, August 10th, August 17th.

Distribution Time: 9am-2pm

 

Questions? Contact Assistant Director, Stephanie Sweany at stephanie@starkhunger.org or at 330-455-6667