Let’s go back to school at 100%!

  • More than 78,000 children in Central Alabama are affected by hunger.
  • School breakfasts and lunches help during the school year.
  • But what about weekends, holidays, snow days, and summer?
  • Weekenders Packs give students nutritious food to take home for weekend meals.
  • Approximately 1,000 students are currently enrolled, but our waiting list is just as long.
  • Help us provide Weekender Packs to 100% of local kids in need.

Just $240

provides weekend meals for one student this school year.

Help us feed more kids in our community.
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HOW IT WORKS

Hunger in the Classroom

  • Teachers refer kids who show signs of chronic hunger.
  • Regularly asking for food
  • Hoarding or stealing food to take home
  • Frequently sick
  • Unable to concentrate

Weekenders Provides

  • 5 pounds of food
  • Nutritious, Non-Perishable, Easy-to-Prepare
  • 100% Balanced
  • Packed by CFBCA and Volunteers
  • Delivered to Agencies and Schools
  • Students Take Home

Kids Benefit

  • Increased concentration
  • Increased energy
  • Improved test scores
  • Positive behavioral gains
  • Decreased absences

If you are outside of the Community Food Bank’s service area please reach out to the appropriate food bank to learn more about their specific backpack program.

Food Bank of North Alabama

• Marion County
• Cullman County

West Alabama Food Bank

• Fayette County
• Tuscaloosa County
• Pickens County
• Greene County
• Hale County