Snead State TRiO Programs Accept Donations for Boaz Backpack Blessings

11/6/2019

The Snead State Community College TRiO Program is partnering with the Boaz Church of God to collect supplies for Boaz Backpack Blessings.

Boaz Backpack Blessings provides food items to children within the school system who face hunger. Many times, the only meals the children receive each day are the ones provided during school. Boaz Backpack Blessings offers items the children can easily prepare themselves during weekends and holidays when they aren’t in school.

TRiO is collecting items through Nov. 19. Items may be dropped off at the TRiO offices, located in the Bevill Center on Snead State’s Boaz campus. 

All donations should be of non-perishable items. No out-of-date foods will be accepted.

With the Thanksgiving break approaching, items that may be used for a Thanksgiving meal. Those items include stove-top stuffing, cans of green beans, boxes of instant potatoes, cans of cranberry sauce, canned yams, boxes of macaroni and cheese, instant gravy mixes, Jiffy cornbread mix, tea bags, and bags of sugar.

Other items needed include:
Canned pastas Soups
Pop Tars/Individual Servings of Cereal
Granola Bars/Cereal Bars
Instant Oatmeal/Grits
Canned meats (tuna, chicken, ham, Vienna sausage, Beanie Weenies)
Individual services of Chef Boyardee
Individual Easy Mac and Cheese/Raman Noodles Boxed and Individual Snacks
Popcorn/chips
Fruit cups, applesauce, raisins, pudding, Jell-O
Individual packs of crackers
Jelly
Soups, Crackers
Juice, Water
Boxed Meals
Canned Vegetables

For more information, contact the TRiO office at (256) 840-4131 or marie.smith@snead.edu.


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