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Ankeny BackPack Buddies Program

Address
Ankeny
IA 50021
UNITED STATES
515-559-4694
  
Contact
Sue Smith and Kerry Walter-Ashby
  
County
Polk
  
Organization Type
Community Based
Educational/School
 

Contacts:

Ankeny Community Schools:
     Sue Smith
          sue.smith@ankenyschools.org

Community Volunteer:
     Kerry Walter-Ashby
          rioashby@gmail.com

Description:

Coordinated by Ankeny Community Schools, the Ankeny BackPack (Buddies) Program is part of the Food Bank of Iowa's BackPack Program. Designated volunteer groups assist with pick-up and transport of prepackaged bags of food from the Food Bank to storage areas of schools. School district personnel distribute bags to participating elementary students who are at risk for chronic hunger/food insecurity. How to Help: Monetary donations (checks payable to Food Bank of Iowa with memo line reading Ankeny BackPack Buddies may be sent to the Food Bank. Food drives to collect nonperishable food items may be held to benefit the Food Bank. 

How to Help:

Monetary donations (checks payable to Food Bank of Iowa with memo line reading Ankeny BackPack Buddies) may be sent to the Food Bank of Iowa. Also, food drives to collect nonperishable food items may be held to benefit the Food Bank.

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