The Backpack Buddies program provides weekend food for children at Mt. Scott, Spring Mountain and Bilquist Elementary schools who are at risk of going hungry on the weekends. Creator helps raise money for this program with a yearly concert in addition to individual donations. Volunteer shoppers give of their time to shop for the meals. The Boy Scouts of Troop 611 and the students of Happy Valley Middle School pack up the lunches and volunteers deliver them on Wednesdays for distribution to the students.
There are many opportunities to give and volunteer with this worthwhile program.