Backpack Lunch Program Food Drive
Saturday, December 1, 2012 (All day) - Tuesday, January 1, 2013 (All day)
Location: Heart of Wisdom Zen Temple
Schedule: -None-Price: Donations welcomed + dana
For fixed price events, a reduced rate is available to anyone in need. Contact registrar for details.
Heart of Wisdom
Your donations are needed!
Beginning December 1st
Northeast Portland Backpack Lunch Program
Starting Dec. 1, 2012, Heart of Wisdom will be collecting food items and donations
for the Northeast Portland Backpack Lunch Program.
This program provides weekend lunch sacks each Friday to 160 schoolchildren in need of food during the weekend.
One of the schools in this program is our neighborhood Woodlawn Elementary School.
You can help!
Food items to donate:
• Cans of chili, soup, ravioli with meat sauce, mac & cheese
• Small juice boxes, 100% juice only, no foil containers
• Individual size fruit cups
• Small packages of crackers/cheese, raisins, fruit snacks, granola bars
Make your check to Fremont UMC; write "Backpack Donation" in memo field and mail to:
Fremont UMC, 2620 NE Fremont St., Portland, OR 97212.
$100 sponsors one child for a school year of weekend lunches.
Each donation, regardless of amount, is important.
Fremont UMC sends out documentation of donations for tax purposes annually.