HOPE Backpack Meals Program

Date Year-Round, Deliver Weekly
Eligibility Kids Ages 3–18

A “Backpack” is a grocery bag filled with food for the weekend, providing a total of seven meals. There are no applications, identification documents, or proof of income needed for youth to participate in this program.

Sample Backpack Menu:  

  • Fresh Fruit
  • Hormel Meals
  • Raviolis
  • Cup O Noodles
  • Chicken Salad/Crackers
  • Oatmeal
  • Trail Mix
  • Fruit Snacks
  • Goldfish
  • Jello


School-In Session

The Hope Back Program distributes packs weekly to all schools in the Stanwood Camano School District, including ECEAP. Packs are distributed by school staff and select bus drivers. Students are allowed to take extra packs for siblings if needed.

For more information, please contact our Program Coordinator: taylorl@scfbs.org

If you would like to donate to the HOPE Backpack Program, please click on the Donate link at the top of the screen, or mail a check to Stanwood Camano Food Bank, PO Box 1285, Stanwood, WA 98292. We appreciate all our donors’ contributions!