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Community Food Programs

Weekend Backpack Program

(school year)

The Coppell Cares Weekend Backpack Program is designed to help eliminate food insecurity for the children who attend CISD schools. The program provides nutritious breakfast, lunch and snack items to eligible CISD children (and siblings) over the weekends during the school year when they are not receiving meals at school. There are two ways to volunteer: shop or pack food.

Donate (click here)
Volunteer to shop – contact Sally McCurdy
Volunteer to pack (click here)

Contact: Sally McCurdy, sallymccurdy@verizon.net

Your Impact in 2020/2021:
$ needed – $15,000
Hours volunteered – 750 hours
Lives impacted – 275 children/128 families

Sack Summer Hunger

(summer)

FUMC Coppell partners with Metrocrest Social Services to provide food each week during the summer to children in CISD schools who are on the free or reduced lunch program during the school year. Every Saturday morning from late May to August, volunteers deliver sacks with a week’s supply of food to each family’s door. There are three ways to volunteer: pack food, pickup food at Metrocrest or deliver food to families.

Donate (click here)
Volunteer to pack
Volunteer to pickup or distribute

Contact: Sally McCurdy, sallymccurdy@verizon.net

Your Impact 2020:
$ needed – $30,000
Hours volunteered – 1,300 hours
Lives impacted – 409 children/181 families
Food delivered – 87,500 pounds!

Easter Dinner

(Saturday before Easter)

FUMC Coppell provides Easter dinner baskets with all the ingredients for a family Easter celebration to the families of children who are on the free or reduced lunch program during the school year. There are three ways to volunteer: shop, pack or distriibute food.

Donate (click here)
Donate Ham or Turkey
Volunteer to shop – contact Sally McCurdy
Volunteer to pack or distribute

Contact: Sally McCurdy,  sallymccurdy@verizon.net

Your Impact in 2020:
$ needed – $3,000
Hours volunteered – 100 hours
Lives impacted – 150 families

Thanksgiving Dinner

(Saturday before Thanksgiving)

FUMC Coppell partners with Metrocrest Social Services to provide groceries and a holiday meal to the families of children who are on the free or reduced lunch program during the school year. There are two ways to volunteer: pickup food at Metrocrest or distribute food to families.

Volunteer to pickup food or distribute

Contact: Sally McCurdy, sallymccurdy@verizon.net

Your Impact 2020:
$ needed – $3,000
Hours volunteered – 100 hours
Lives impacted – 217 children/91 families

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