Welcome to the Mountain Backpack Program. Serving Evergreen and our surrounding communities since 2013.

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Winter

Break Boxes

Please help our families over the long winter break coming up soon.  Donations of food can be dropped off at Evergreen Lutheran Church, Tupper's Team Real Estate, Marshdale General Store, and Hearthfire Books.  Or, shop online at amazon.com using our wish list for food items!

November is Jeffco Public School's Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.  Learn More.

Wish List for Winter Break:

  • healthy cereal boxes

  • Ritz crackers or similar

  • hearty soup

  • chili

  • Knorr rice sides

  • pancake mix

  • syrup

  • jelly

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11.8%

Percentage of Jefferson Country youth (under 18) that live below the Federal Poverty Level.

30%

Percentage of students enrolled in Jeffco Public Schools (grades Pre-K through 12th) eligible for free and reduced lunch.

14%

Percentage of Colorado high school students who reported they went hungry at least sometimes due to a lack of food at home.

1 in 7

Colorado kids of all ages lived in households that experienced food insecurity between 2014 & 2016.

MOUNTAIN BACKPACK PROGRAM EST. 2013

Special Thanks To Our Food Partners For Helping Us Keep Kids Full & Focused!