Services From The Heart Backpack Buddies Program

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Our Mission

To address and reduce the impact of poverty on communities

by providing weekly backpacks of food to children in need and creating volunteer opportunities within the community.



We provide healthy meals and snacks to children over weekends, holidays and school breaks.

Outcome Measures & Outputs

  • Satisfaction Survey (Backpack Buddies Participants & Program Coordinators)

  • Pre & Post Six Item Food Security Survey (measures high, low and very low food security)

  • Volunteer Survey (Survey Monkey)

  • Provide nutritious, consistent weekly food backpacks to identified children

  • Create volunteer opportunities in the community

 

Title I Schools Served in

Anne Arundel County

  • Hilltop Elementary School (Glen Burnie)

  • Eastport Elementary School (Annapolis)

  • Belle Grove Elementary School (Brooklyn Park)

 

 

 

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                Our Sponsors                            Our Partners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recent Grants, Donations and Fundraisers

  • Friends & Family Holiday Giving Campaign 2019 - $4,595

  • Whole Foods Market (Annapolis) Nickels for Nonprofits $4353.60

  • Oak Hill Elementary School - $3,947 (Candy Gram Event)

  • Benz Technology Inc. - $3,500 (2019-2020 Business Partner)

  • Clarity Business Solutions - $3,500 (2019-2020 Business Partner

  • Folger McKinsey Elementary School PTO - $1540

  • Giant Foods Severna Park Food Donation - $2098

  • Collins Aerospace Charitable Grant Award - $1,000

  • African American Professionals Forum-Collins Aerospace -$835

  • API 8U & 10U Baseball Holiday Food Bags - $800

  • Hope Springs Community Church Holiday Food Bags - $600

  • Caldwell Banker CB Cares Foundation - $500

  • Spare Change Drive: Benfield Elementary & Froyo House $464.76

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Food Donation - $410

  • Asbury United Methodist Church - $368

  • Jack & Jill of America, Inc. - Food Drive 2019

  • Kwon's Taekwondo Severna Park - $300

  • Congregation Kol Shalom - $300

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  • Oak Hill Elementary School

  • Benfield Elementary School

  • Anne Arundel County Food Bank

  • Amazon Smile Foundation

  • Bello Machre Meaningfull Day Program

  • Civic Groups - Girls Scouts/Boy Scouts

  • The Providence Center

  • The UPS Store

Photographs by Anna Delobe

 501 (c)3

Nonprofit

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Services from the Heart - Backpack Buddies Program

Email us: 

Donna@communityservicesfromtheheart.com

Mailing Address:

Services from the Heart, Inc.

Backpack Buddies Program

550 M Ritchie Highway #191

Severna Park, MD 21146

Packing & Storage Location:

Severna Park Community Center

623 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.

Severna Park, MD 21146