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We Stop




We deliver over

900,000 meals

every school year


We serve over

2,000 kids

in over 60 schools


In Washington state

1 in 5 kids are food insecure

and you can help


Backpack IPA On Tap Now!

Our friends at Georgetown Brewing have brewed up a "darn tasty" new Backpack Brigade IPA, with all proceeds going to Backpack Brigade. Venture to their brewery to raise a glass or buy a growler and help fight weekend hunger at the same time. Supporting us has never been so delicious. Thank you!


UW Finds Food Insecurity Doubled During Pandemic

University of Washington researchers have found that 30% of state residents are at risk of going hungry compared to 14% before Covid-19.  Read more

Childhood Poverty Costs the U.S. $1T

A study has shown that the economic impact of childhood poverty is over one trillion dollars, about 5.4% of the U.S. G.D.PRead more


Volunteer of the Month

Frank Cech keeps our operation running, full stop. From masterminding a crucially needed ramp out back, to installing bathroom fixtures, to laying out our warehouse, Frank has donated his time so generously to our organization and we can't thank him enough!

Frank spends his time working on his sailboat and sailing the sound with his wife and two sons. A former Boeing engineer, his expertise brings great idea after great idea to our humble operation and that's why he's out Volunteer of the Month (or year for that matter!)  

Frank Cech

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