It may sound simple, but it takes a lot of donations! 

A Buddy Bag is a disposable bag filled with kid-friendly, nutritious, nonperishable, individual sized-food items that are easy for children to eat or prepare on their own. These meals and snacks help sustain children on the weekends when they are not in school.

A typical Buddy Bag contains ten items and provides: proteins, vegetables, fruits, whole grains and healthy snack items.  

Each weekly pack contains 

  • 2 individual microwavable meals
  • 1 individual shelf-stable milk, or pudding cup
  • 2 individual fruit cups
  • 1 individual vegetable cup
  • 2 granola bars
  • 2 oatmeal packets

And a jar of peanut butter once a month