The Backpack Programs at South Lexington Primary, Charles England Elementary, Pickett Elementary, Southwest Elementary, Lexington Middle and Lexington Senior High schools will now accept donations of food items in addition to monetary donations.

All food items donated to the Backpack Program must be kid-friendly, single-serve, and shelf-stable.  This is to ensure consistency and ease-of-use for students of all ages.  

Acceptable items: 

Juice Boxes (100% juice preferred)

Fruit Cups/Applesauce Cups

Canned Foods (single-serve and pop-top lids only)

Single-Serve Cereals

Shelf-Stable White Milk (single-serve only)

Other acceptable items: single-serve packets of crackers (no peanut butter, please); boxed raisins; single-serve snacks (cookies, chips, etc.); breakfast bars

Please contact Communities In Schools if you would like to organize a donation drive