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Assemble Snack Packs for unhoused Youth

Duration

30-Minutes or Less

Directions

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How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

Welcome to My Friend's Place!  We help youth experiencing unhousedness move toward wellness, stability and self-sufficiency. We provide youth with food in easy to-go bags!  Help us assemble snack packs for our honmeless youth.  We love to include non perishable food items like trail mix, granola bars, cookies, chips, fruit snacks, water bottle/juice, etc. You can even decorate the bags or include a note of encouragement!

What's Needed To Complete

Ziploc or paper bags Enough snacks to put 2-3 different snacks in each bag trail mix, granola bars, cookies, chips, fruit snacks, etc. water bottle/juice Markers/crayons/colored pencils Note cards/construction paper if doing notes

Whose Help Is Required

Adult may assist with purchasing the food items for the snack packs.

Special Requirements

None

How It Makes A Difference

Help to provide food to youth experiencing unhousedness.

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Get your items purchased and organized! Collect/purchase bags (ziploc or paper), nonperishable (or prepackaged) snacks like trail mix, granola bars, cookies, chips, fruit snacks, water bottle/juice, etc. Assemble a minimum of 5-10 snack packs (or as many as you are able to up to 100 packs) with 2-3 snacks in each bag Decorate the bag or include a note of encouragement ("You are loved!", "You are awesome!", etc.) or a drawing. GET CREATIVE! To organize drop off or shipment please emailRachel Sanchez at rsanchez@myfriendsplace.org

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