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Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Video: Julie Hermanson Speaks: On Backpacker Program

Video: AWARE; Julie Hermanson speaks on the "Backpacker" program.

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The following programs are available to
Evansville Low-Income Families:
Evansville Snackpackers
Children receive backpacks filled with free nutritious foods for breakfast and
lunch on the days school is not in session. Available to the children in the free
and reduced lunch program as well as the Early Childhood classes.
A variety of colored backpacks are used. A numbered system is used to protect
the confidentiality of students.
The food can be packed in a lunch if the children go to day care or eaten at
home on the days off. Food can be included for siblings as well.
Distribution will begin in October (sign-up through the school office or AWARE)
Snackpacker Food Items
Peanut butter * Juice * Granola Bars
Spaghetti & Meatballs * Fruit cup * Stew
Cereal * Crackers * Shelf-stable milk
Items may vary each month
School Supplies
Pencils, paper, glue,
markers, etc. See guidance
counselors if you need help
with free school supplies.
Koats for Kids
Coats, hats, mittens,
snowpants & boots.
Distribution early November.
Toys for Evansville
Toys, clothing, and holiday meals.
Registration forms available late
October and due back by Nov. 13th
Limited fund with a $40
maximum. Please call
AWARE directly for
additional information.
Additional Resources:
Evansville Ecumenical Care Closet food pantry and thrift store located at 206 South Madison Street.
Hours of operation are Tuesdays and Thursdays noon to 5PM and Saturday from 9AM to noon.
As a program of Community Action, Inc.,
AWARE offers these
programs and much more!
Please contact Julie Hermanson
at 882-9900 to learn more!

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