Operation Backpack is a weekend feeding program working to alleviate childhood hunger in Topeka and to encourage children in need.  To ensure the nutritional needs of children are met when school is not in session, the program provides a small sack of food for youth to take home from school on Friday.  The food sack contains a two day supply of nutritional, kid-friendly snacks and single serving size food items that are easy for youth to prepare.  Topeka North Outreach volunteers discreetly distribute the food sacks at your school.

Eligibility will be determined based on family need and availability of program funds.  PRIORITY DETERMINATION WILL BE GIVEN TO: single working parents, foster/adoptive parents, grandparent parents, and disabled parents.  You will be notified if you are NOT approved for the program.  

Operation Backpack is provided by member churches of Topeka North Outreach, Inc.

with donations and grants received from area businesses and organizations.  

By filling out and sending the following form, I agree as recipient of Operation Backpack Weekend Food Sacks to accept food, snacks, Christian materials or items, or “in kind” assistance in the condition offered and releases Topeka North Outreach, Inc.  from any and all liability.


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(Operation Backpack is NOT provided by your school)