Weekend Backpack Program

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Weekend Backpack Program

The Weekend Backpack Program is a partnership between area churches, businesses and individuals to provide grade school aged children meals during over the weekend time periods of the year. 

During the school year backpacks are sent home on Friday with "child-friendly, easy-to-prepare" food items designed to keep those children from going hungry when school meal programs are not available. 

During the school districts summer recess, backpacks are made available at various remote locations around the Northland Pines School District.

St Germain Elementary School
Nancy Nagel
715-542-3632 ext 5135

Eagle River & Land O Lakes Elementary Schools
Katie Stuckemeyer, School Social Worker
715-479-8989 ext 4

Phelps School District
Jason Pertile - Dean of Students/Guidance
715-545-2724 ext 115

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The Weekend Backpack Program
PO Box 535
Eagle River, WI 54521

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Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

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