FAST FACTS

  • In 2015, statistics showed 20.8% of children in Mississippi did not have access to a consistent food supply. 
  • According to NICHE, 53% of students in DeSoto County are eligible for free or reduced lunch. 
 

WHAT GOES IN EACH BACKPACK?

Hunger2Hope packs the following items 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/oven cooking.)

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A LIST OF FOODS WE CAN RECEIVE FOR PACKING


How much does a backpack cost per week?

By retail pricing, backpack costs approximately $11 each weekend.

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