What schools we currently serve

Southaven Intermediate

Horn Lake Intermediate

Fast Facts

  • Over 118,000 children (44%)  in our service area applied for free or reduced price meals during the 2014-2015 school year (the most recent year of data available)1
  • 1 in 4 children are at risk of hunger in North Carolina2
  • During the 2015-16 school year, 2,024 children will be served 74,888 BackPacks at 67 sites across 7 countie

What Food Items go in each backpack?

Hunger2Hope packs the following in each child’s backpack each week:

•5 Servings of Proteins and Soups

•4 Servings of Vegetables

•3 Servings of Fruit

•2 Servings of Breakfast Items

•3 Individually Wrapped Snack Items

•2 Individual Juices

(We do not pack glass items or items that require stovetop cooking.)

How much does a backpack cost per week

By retail prices, each backpack cost $10 each week.