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Atlee Action Packs


Atlee Action Packs

The Atlee Action Packs program began in 2013, with a mission to help prevent weekend hunger and provide nutrition for Hanover County students in need. Atlee Action Packs are bags of food that include 20 child-friendly items that are simple to prepare and eat. Each Atlee Action Pack provides a student with six, non-perishable meals and four snacks on weekends during the school year.

If you would like to donate one or more Atlee Action Packs, simply purchase the 20, non-perishable food items below. Then, follow the packing and delivery instructions indicated. Your generosity is appreciated! DONATIONS ARE BEING COLLECTED BEFORE AND AFTER SERVICES ON 1/27, 2/3, AND 2/10

DONATING THE FOLLOWING 20 ITEMS WILL FEED A CHILD FOR A WEEKEND!

Please note serving sizes requested and food restrictions, important details for purchasing, packing and delivering are below food list.

  • 1 single serve box/bowl cereal

  • 1 single serve mac & cheese cup (microwavable)

  • 1 box of raisins (1 oz.)

  • 1 single serve package of crackers (i.e.: Lance/Nabs)

  • 1 bag microwavable popcorn

  • 1 Rice Krispie treat (or similar treat)

  • 1 single serve bag/cup or oatmeal

  • 1 applesauce cup

  • 1 single serve noodle meal (i.e.: Ramen, Nissin, etc.)

  • 1 single serve bag of pretzels or Pringles cup (no chips please, they crush)

  • 1 single serve bag of cracker/cookie snacks (i.e.: animal crackers, goldfish, etc.)

  • 1 pudding cup

  • 2 fruit cups

  • 2 granola bars

  • 2 single serve Chef Boyardee microwavable meals (different kinds please)

  • 2 small cans of vegetables (8-8.5 oz - no larger please and different kinds)

  1. Please adhere to the list, as the weight and size of food bags are limited. Overfilling may not allow food bags to fit discreetly in backpacks.

  2. No peanut butter or nut products please.

  3. Please be mindful of food expiration dates when purchasing items, as food bags are stored and delivered throughout a full semester of school.

PACKING

Please place the 20 items in a plastic grocery bag, placing heavy items on the bottom. Then, double up with a second grocery bag and tie closed. If you have a brown grocery bag, please place your food inside one, which will assist with storing.

DELIVERY

Deliver to Atlee Church 7171 Verdi Lane Mechanicsville, VA 23116 DEADLINE: Sunday, Feb 10th.

If you have questions or would like to learn how to host an Atlee Action Packs food bagging event with your friends, family, co-workers, small group, etc., please contact Dianne Melia at atleemma@comcast.net or (804)-814-8909.

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