Feed a Powhatan Student!

For most, closing Powhatan schools for 2 weeks might mean an extra spring break.  For 215 of our Powhatan students, it means they will struggle to have enough food to eat! 

Backpacks of Love, Inc. has been supporting Powhatan students for many years on the weekends, but this situation unexpected and causes an immediate for these students!

Please join us in making a VERY quick difference?  We are trying to supply an additional longer term backpack for our Powhatan students.  Their last day in school is TODAY! 

We will be packing bags at 11;00 am this morning and delivering to the schools before the end of the school day. 

Please donate so these additional items can be purchased quickly.   It costs $4 to fill a backpack for a weekend, so the cost for 21 days for 215 students is approximately $9030.00

If you are unable to donate financially but would like to donate food items, please bring them to 3035 Lower Hill Road Powhatan, VA 23139 by 10:00 am this morning 3/13/2020. 

Items we need? 
1. Peanut Butter is VITAL!
2. Child friendly foods; non-perishable, easy to open, and no preparations needed.

I'm raising money to benefit Backpacks Of Love Inc (Backpacks of Love, Inc), and any donation will help make an impact. Thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to our Powhatan Students!

More information about Backpacks Of Love Inc (Backpacks of Love, Inc): Our Mission: Backpacks of Love, Inc. (BPOL) is committed to eliminating hunger in school-age boys and girls by providing food for their weekends. Our Shared Values: - Stewardship: We will use the resources entrusted to us to maximize their effectiveness for our cause. - Responsibility: Everyone has a part to play in solving hunger. - Service: There is an opportunity for everyone to give of themselves in a meaningful way. - Community: Together, we can accomplish more than we can apart. - Dignity: Every child deserves to be fed (and to not be hungry). - Education: Children who are not hungry will learn, graduate, and go on to live productive lives.
  • Cathy Ogle 
    • $200 
    • 21 mos
  • Barbara Markland 
    • $50 
    • 22 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 22 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 22 mos
  • Joe Jones 
    • $40 
    • 22 mos
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Fundraising team: Feeding Powhatan Students (3)

Christy Polster 
Raised $2,550 from 28 donations
Powhatan, VA
Backpacks Of Love Inc (Backpacks of Love, Inc) 
Registered nonprofit
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Lummie Jones 
Team member
Raised $100 from 1 donation
Brenda Fulcher 
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