LEF - Loudoun County Public Schools Backpack Coalition Program

LEF - Loudoun County Public Schools Backpack Coalition Program Our program provides family-style meals to food-insecure students and their families to ensure they have enough to eat on the weekends.
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This is the OFFICIAL FB page for the LEF - Loudoun County Public Schools Backpack Coalition Program. The LEF - LCPS Backpack Coalition Program is a District approved supplemental program to an existing school's program when funding/or food is not available. Under the guidance of the Office of Outreach, the LEF- LCPS Backpack Coalition Program will also provide start-up support for any school that is in need.

Mission: Loudoun County Public Schools began a new program called the LEF - LCPS Backpack Coalition in support of the existing school programs. Under the guidance of the Office of Outreach, LEF - LCPS is collaborating with 100WomenStrong, Loudoun Education Foundation, Loudoun Interfaith Relief, Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, and our partner, Palmercare Chiropractic to ensure no child goes hungry. The LEF - LCPS Backpack Coalition's goal is to ensure 100 percent of the families that need our support receive food the weekends and extended breaks, allowing children to focus on their studies instead of their growling bellies!

05/06/2019

VOLUNTEERS
Tonight, the 6th, is open to walk-in volunteers. Join us at 6pm @ 448 S. King St. (The rear left of the Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp.) For service hours, please bring authorization forms. A signed waiver is required for all participants, provided at the warehouse, and a parent's signature is required for those under 18 years of age.

Our thanks to OTT HydroMet for holding a food drive which resulted in 250 pounds of food donated to our program! Your su...
04/21/2019

Our thanks to OTT HydroMet for holding a food drive which resulted in 250 pounds of food donated to our program!

Your support makes a difference!
http://www.ott.com/

04/21/2019

VOLUNTEERS
Tomorrow, Monday the 22nd, is open to walk-in volunteers.

Join us at 6pm @ 448 S. King St. (The rear left of the Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp.) For service hours, please bring authorization forms.
***A signed waiver is now required by participants. Those under 18 years of age need a parent's authorization. Forms are provided at the warehouse.

04/14/2019

Volunteers- There is no packing this week because of LCPS spring break.

04/08/2019

Tonight's pack is open to walk-in volunteers.

We love all our volunteers! Special thanks to Girl Scout Troop 2580 for working so hard to pack last week's bags!
03/31/2019

We love all our volunteers! Special thanks to Girl Scout Troop 2580 for working so hard to pack last week's bags!

Volunteers-Tomorrow, Monday, April 1st, is a closed packing event. (no joke;-)
03/31/2019

Volunteers-
Tomorrow, Monday, April 1st, is a closed packing event. (no joke;-)

03/25/2019

Volunteers-
Tonight, Monday the 25th, is a closed packing event.

03/18/2019

Volunteers
Tonight's pack, Monday March 18th, is a closed event.

03/10/2019

Volunteers
Monday, March 11th, is a closed pack.

A special thank you to Esther Parada for making us customized aprons!  The Coalition team never looked so good!
03/06/2019

A special thank you to Esther Parada for making us customized aprons! The Coalition team never looked so good!

03/04/2019

VOLUNTEERS
Tomorrow, Monday the 4th, is open to walk-in volunteers. Join us at 6pm @ 448 S. King St. (The rear left of the Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp.) For service hours, please bring authorization forms.

This week the Loudoun County 4H Rabbit Hopping Club did a great job packing for the Coalition!
02/27/2019

This week the Loudoun County 4H Rabbit Hopping Club did a great job packing for the Coalition!

Thank you to the members of the Claude Moore Community Builders Loudoun Youth Inc. for helping pack this week's bags!
02/22/2019

Thank you to the members of the Claude Moore Community Builders Loudoun Youth Inc. for helping pack this week's bags!

02/22/2019

Volunteers:
Monday, Feb. 25th, is a closed packing event.

Backpack Coalition thanks the Brownies and their families who helped pack last week's bags. Great job!
02/11/2019

Backpack Coalition thanks the Brownies and their families who helped pack last week's bags. Great job!

02/09/2019

VOLUNTEERS
This Monday, the 11th, is open to walk-in volunteers. Join us at 6pm @ 448 S. King St. (The rear left of the Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp.) For service hours, please bring authorization forms.

02/03/2019

Tomorrow, Monday Feb. 4th, is a closed packing event.

01/28/2019

Tonight, January 28th, is an open pack. Walk-in volunteers are welcome at 6 pm. Those who need service hours, remember your service forms for authorization.

Big THANKS to 16U Loudoun Liberty Softball for packing this week!
01/25/2019

Big THANKS to 16U Loudoun Liberty Softball for packing this week!

01/21/2019

Reminder that tonight's pack is a closed event.
Thank you.

If you are looking for another way to help the food insecure in Loudoun...The Salvation Army of Loudoun is looking for a...
01/18/2019
February 2nd Canteen

If you are looking for another way to help the food insecure in Loudoun...

The Salvation Army of Loudoun is looking for assistance for their "Feed the Hungry of Loudoun" program on February 2 2019. We need prepared / donated food. Please see the Sign Up Genius link to see what is needed.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090945adaa2fabfe3-february

Come help The Salvation Army's "Feed the Hungry of Loudoun" program on February 2nd! All food items must be cooked and delivered to The Salvation Army on February 2nd at 3:00 pm. Please drop food items at the canteen in the parking lot.  Address: 10 Cardinal Park Dr., Leesburg, VA 20175 Phone Nu...

01/14/2019

VOLUNTEERS-
Even though schools are closed; tonight, Monday the 14th, is an OPEN pack!
JOIN US AT 6 PM.
448 S. King St. Rear left of Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp.

01/11/2019

Notice to Volunteers:
This Monday, the 14th, is an open pack. Walk-in volunteers are welcome.

Monday, the 21st, is a CLOSED pack.

01/07/2019

Tomorrow, Monday the 7th, is an Open Pack, walk-in volunteers welcome at 6pm.
448 S.King St. Leesburg, rear left of the Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp.

12/02/2018

VOLUNTEERS:
Tomorrow's pack, Monday the third, is a CLOSED packing event.

This Giving Tuesday please consider donating to LEF-LCPS Backpack Coalition.  Every 5 dollars provides a weekend meal ba...
11/27/2018

This Giving Tuesday please consider donating to LEF-LCPS Backpack Coalition. Every 5 dollars provides a weekend meal bag to a food insecure child in Loudoun Co. Public Schools. Your support helps feed growing minds!

11/26/2018

Tonight, Monday the 26th, is an Open Pack. Walk-in volunteers welcome at 6pm.
448 S.King St. Leesburg, rear left of the Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp.

11/05/2018

Tonight is an Open Pack, walk-in volunteers welcome at 6pm.
448 S.King St. Leesburg, rear left of the Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp.

We want to thank MOMs Club of Leesburg South for volunteering with the Backpack Coalition in October.
11/04/2018

We want to thank MOMs Club of Leesburg South for volunteering with the Backpack Coalition in October.

10/19/2018

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY:
WHAT: Food sorting at the warehouse
Teenagers can earn service hours.
(Please bring your club service forms with you for authorization.)
WHEN: This Thursday, Oct.25th from 6-8 pm.
WHERE: 448 S. King St. Leesburg (Rear left of Rite Aid building)

10/19/2018

VOLUNTEERS-
This Monday,Oct. 22nd is a closed packing event.

10/15/2018

TO VOLUNTEERS,
Tonight's pack, Oct. 15th, is a CLOSED event.
We welcome the charity team from Howard Hughes Medical Institute/Janelia Research Center
and Backpack Buddies Foundation of Loudoun Inc.

10/07/2018

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
WHAT: Looking for 5 or 6 volunteers to help unload pallets of food for our program. Lifting cases of food.
WHEN: This Thursday, Oct.11th at 3 pm.
WHERE: Our warehouse- 448 S King St. in Leesburg. In the rear, left of the Rite Aid building.

Please respond to this post if you can help. Thank you!

09/21/2018

Loudoun Hunger Relief volunteer opportunity tomorrow! Earn service hours sorting food donations. Two sessions: 9am-12 and 12pm-3 @ the warehouse, 448 S. King St. Leesburg. The event is in the rear left of the Rite Aid building, up the wooden ramp and beyond the double doors. Please come support the food insecure in our community.

09/21/2018

TO OUR VOLUNTEERS:
This Monday, Sept. 24th
is a CLOSED pack.
We welcome our walk-in volunteers back on Oct. 1st.

09/14/2018

This Monday, Sept. 17th, is an open pack. Walk-in volunteers are welcome.

6-8 pm @ 448 S. King St. Leesburg

(We're in the rear left of the Rite Aid, up the wooden ramp)
Teens who need service hours, please bring your club forms with you.

The Backpack Coalition received 3000 meals thanks to Fitwize 4 Kids Ashburn!  Great job, kids!  Your caring and hard wor...
08/13/2018

The Backpack Coalition received 3000 meals thanks to Fitwize 4 Kids Ashburn! Great job, kids! Your caring and hard work can be the difference for a food insecure student here in Loudoun County. Keep up the good work!

Thank you, BBFL for your continued support of our program and your dedication to help food insecure children in Loudoun ...
08/10/2018

Thank you, BBFL for your continued support of our program and your dedication to help food insecure children in Loudoun County!

Last week we were honored to be able to present a check for over $50k to LEF - Loudoun County Public Schools Backpack Coalition Program. This amazing program distributes weekend food to over 30 schools & 1200 students every week during the school year.

We are so grateful to be able to give in this way. THANK YOU so much to everyone who supports us all year, especially at FriendsGiving. You have made this possible!

Pictured from left to right:
Fred Williams (VP BBFL), Susan Murphy( Secretary BBFL), Eva Smith (Marketing Director BBFL), Kelly Miller (Program Coordinator LEF-LCPS Backpack Coalition), Samantha Courtney (Director of Development LEF), Daniel Hampton (President & Founder BBFL), Grant Schafer (Supervisor, Outreach Services LCPS), Dr. Eric Williams (Superintendent LCPS), Wesley Clark (Treasurer LEF), Clark Bowers (Director of Student Services LCPS)

After a fabulous year of volunteers, we want to give a special thanks to the Loudoun Retired Teacher Association members...
06/16/2018

After a fabulous year of volunteers, we want to give a special thanks to the Loudoun Retired Teacher Association members for their unwavering support of our program. Every week they help pack, deliver and unload provisions. Their efforts in continued support of LCPS students is admirable and appreciated.
THANK YOU!

Thank you Business Benefits Group, Inc. (BBG)! https://www.facebook.com/BBGBenefits/posts/2040570102637231
05/10/2018

Thank you Business Benefits Group, Inc. (BBG)!
https://www.facebook.com/BBGBenefits/posts/2040570102637231

Wow! We are so humbled and thankful for all those who joined us for Saturday’s Hunger Project in partnership with Generosity::Feeds! We had 180 volunteers who brought amazing energy, big smiles, and helping hands to pack 12,000 meals in well under two hours! At the end of our packing party, the meals were distributed to almost 40 local schools who have food impoverished children in need. What an incredibly empowering morning!

Special shout outs to KSJ & Associates, Inc, Oakton Family Dentistry, Citizant, Data Works, Chartis Federal, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, Federal Account and Reporting, The Pediatric Group, Air Force Aid Society, Blue Ridge Partners, and Agile3Tech Solutions for spending your mornings with us!

#bbgcares #bbggivesback #thankful #foodforthought #backpackbuddies #hungerproject #kindness #fairfaxcountypublicschools

Grateful to Arcola Bible Church and Generosity Feeds for donating 9500 meals to the program. After packing all of those ...
04/20/2018

Grateful to Arcola Bible Church and Generosity Feeds for donating 9500 meals to the program. After packing all of those meals, they even loaded the vans! Everyone went above and beyond. Thank you!

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