Arizona Brainfood and United Food Bank backpack meals

Arizona Brainfood and United Food Bank backpack meals

About This Campaign

Arizona Brainfood and United Food Bank are uniting to provide thousands of students that receive breakfast and lunches from the school programs with enough food and essentials to supplement meals during the proposed teacher walkout this Thursday, April 26, 2018 to the conclusion of the strike.

“We are very concerned that thousands of Arizona kids will go hungry while the schools are closed,” stated Ruth Collins, Arizona Brainfood Founder & President. “We’re excited to partner with United Food Bank in increasing our backpack meal program in the valley during this period and ensuring the children receive the meals that they would have had at the schools.”

All 115 schools that Arizona Brainfood supports will be closed during the teacher walkout. That’s nearly 3,600 students they serve every weekend.

“Our efforts along with Arizona Brainfood will ensure that students get the nutritious meals they need during the strike, but we will need assistances from the Arizona community during this critical time.” Dave Richins CEO United Food Bank said.

How you can support Arizona Brainfood and United Food Bank:

- Donations can be made at www.feedazkids.com. For every $5 donation we can feed a child for a weekend. All proceeds go directly to Arizona Brainfood and United Food Banks backpack program to feed students in need.
- Donate food to United Food Bank, visit www.unitedfoodbank.org.
- Donate your time and help build backpack meals by visiting www.azbrainfood.org/donate


About Arizona Brainfood: Arizona Brainfood is a non-profit organization that discreetly provides a backpack of food to feed hungry school children on the weekends. We hope that each child will return to school every Monday mentally aware and physically able to concentrate.

About United Food Bank: United Food Bank is celebrating 35 years as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides hunger relief by collecting, acquiring, storing and distributing food and related commodities through a network of more than 200 partner social service agencies in eastern Maricopa County, Gila and Pinal Counties, and southern Apache and Navajo Counties.

Location / Venue

  • Address:
  • 245 South Nina Drive
  • Mesa, AZ 85210
  • USA
United Food Bank

Campaign to Support United Food Bank

United Food Bank was organized in 1983 as a nonprofit joint venture among East Valley cities and their respective United Ways to gather and distribute food to organizations that help our neighbors in need. United Food Bank has since become the key provider of food resources to agencies and community groups in the Greater East Valley and Eastern Arizona who feed thousands of men, women and children 365 days a year. United Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, a national network of over 200 food banks that provides connections to national food companies and other important resources.

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