Join us at Christ Fellowship Palmetto Bay to pack bags of food and write encouraging notes. We will be packing 1500 food bags to feed hungry children on the weekends! This event is family friendly. Anyone can come back from age 4 – 104!
– Backpack Program at Caring for Miami –
Every day there are thousands of children in Miami-Dade who go to sleep hungry on the weekend. Caring for Miami is committed to making a difference in the lives of these children. We feed over 1000 hungry children every weekend, in over 40 schools across Miami.
Backpack Program is a two prong program. We address the physical and spiritual needs of the children. We physically feed hungry children’s stomachs with food. We spiritually feed hungry children’s hearts with the love and hope of Jesus.
Each weekend, we provide 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 snacks, and a note of encouragement. Our food meets three requirements: easy to prepare, durable, and no refrigeration needed. These requirements are due to the fact that many of these kids are living in motels or in cars. Our handwritten notes feed hungry hearts with hope and love.
You can help feed children by giving of your time to pack or deliver food, donate financially to make sure we have food to provide the children, or in prayer. The program is completely free to these kids because of the committed time and donations from people like you!