Each child receives approximately $10 in food each weekend. Backpacks are distributed on Fridays. When we pool your money with money from others, we are able to purchase food at a reduced price. Donations are accepted through PayPal via Master Card, VISA, or Discover Card. Checks can be mailed to Food Backpacks 4 Kids P.O. Box 173 Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Food Backpacks 4 Kids is a non-profit 501c3 public charity registered with the Washington Secretary of State.  We were originally established as Peninsula Communities of Faith, and previously known as Peninsula Community Foundation, dba Food Backpacks 4 Kids.  Our Federal Tax ID No. is 80-0600633.


Please help by donating the following foods:

  • Instant Oatmeal
  • Boxed Fruit Juice
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jam/Jelly
  • Muffin Mix
  • Granola Bars
  • Fruit Cups
  • Snack Packs
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Meal Helpers
  • Crock Pot Mix/Base
  • Broth and/or Bouillon
  • Pasta

Canned Foods:

  • Tuna
  • Chicken
  • Ham
  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Beans – black/refried/pinto
  • Chili
  • Soups like chicken noodle or tomato
  • Soups for cooking like cream of chicken, mushroom, or celery
  • Ravioli

We are unable to accept glass containers or perishable foods.  Please do not donate food that is beyond its expiration date.

Food donations are accepted at any of our Donation Stations.