Backpack Program

Hearts that Care - Hands that Serve

The New Castle area churches are joining together to reach the needy children of our community.

A Backpack Food Program provides much needed nourishment on the weekends
when school lunch is not available.

Suggested Items for Breakfast

Individual fruit and yogurt cups (non-refrigerated)

Fruit grain bars

Pop Tarts

Individual (single serving) boxes of cereal

Suggested Items for Lunch and Dinner

Pop-top Ravioli

Pop-top Spaghetti O’s

Pop-top Vienna Sausages

Pop-top Beef-aroni

Pop-top Cans of Soup

Other Suggested Items
NOTE: All food items must be originally packaged as individual servings!

Beef Sticks

Peanut Butter

Rice Crispy Treats


Animal Crackers

Cheese Dip Snack Packs


Apple Sauce Cups

Cheese & Crackers


Jell-o Packs

Gold Fish Crackers

Granola Bars

Pudding Cups

Chewy Fruit Snacks

Little Debbies

Fruit Roll Ups

Peanut Butter Crackers