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Be A Hero... and run for FREE!
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goal$250
$258 raised in 105 days
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ShopLC Customer Gala 2020
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TOM is turning 52 years old this year! To celebrate, we're raising money to feed 52 kids suffering from food insecurity!
$174 raised in 1308 days
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goal$20,000
Join us and help wipe out weekend hunger!
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goal$10,000
Fri, April 29, 2022
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goal$70,000
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Hey, FP!
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Our Impactivist Team is the backbone of our organization.
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Can your gift change a life? You bet it can!
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
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Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
Every week, we deliver food to school campuses for our kiddos.
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About Backpack Friends


Backpack Friends, Incorporated provides healthy, shelf-stable food to at-risk kids who've been identified with 'food insecurity'. 

In 2014, Pflugerville ISD joined with a handful of local churches to help feed kids who were identified with 'food insecurity'. Tom and Heather Cottar put together a small team to help feed 12 at-risk kids at a nearby elementary school. Each weekend, their volunteers would shop, organize, pack, and deliver healthy, shelf-stable food to help bridge the gap. 


Today, Backpack Friends, Incorporated is a 501c3 charity recognized by the IRS. Your tax-deductible donation of $29 helps feed a child suffering from hunger for the month. (That's just $1 per day!)  Today we've distributed over 10,000 backpacks of food and we're only just getting started.  

By building relationships with school administrations, private and corporate sponsors, and local community organizations, Backpack Friends is bridging the gap for kids with hunger issues. We believe that no child in our society should ever go hungry. We believe that the truest test of compassion is how we treat those among us who are most vulnerable. And we believe that if no one else works to alleviate childhood hunger, we will.  

Hunger is complicated. Feeding a child isn't.

Donation Levels


$29Bronze
Feeds ONE child every weekend for ONE month.
$49Silver
Feeds TWO children every weekend for ONE month.
$99Gold
Feeds FOUR children every weekend for ONE month.
$199Platinum
Feeds EIGHT children every weekend for ONE month.
$299Platinum Plus
Feeds TWELVE children every weekend for ONE month.

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Nonprofit Donations Tax Deductible