LaPorte Salvation Army seeking for donations to new Back Pack program

2013-03-14T19:57:00Z LaPorte Salvation Army seeking for donations to new Back Pack programContributed by Greg and Bethany Irwin LaPorte Salvation Army Envoys/Corps Administrators nwitimes.com

LAPORTE | The La Porte Salvation Army would like to request donations for the new “Back Pack” program. This program provides nutritious food for elementary children from Lincoln Elementary in LaPorte. Each Thursday we deliver “back packs” full of the following items for the children to enjoy over the weekend. We would like to ask for the community to consider donating the following food times for these “Back Packs:

Pasta-7 ounce-typical brand is Chef Boyardee, brand not important Fruit cups or applesauce cups-4 ounce each 100% Fruit juice containere-4 ounce each(plus or minus) Soft protein bars-can be cereal with fruit bars Cereal-self-serve bow, reduced sugar preferred Cereal bars with milk-individually packaged. 1 ounce each(plus or minus) Soft granola or trail mix bars, preferable low sugar Crackers, individual packages, about 1 ounce, such as cheddar cheese, peanut butter or graham.

You can drop these items or cash donations for this project off at Salvation Army of LaPorte at 3240 Monroe Street, LaPorte anytime between 9-12 or 1-4pm.

We thank the community once again for your great support!

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