Micah's Backpack

Micah's Backpack ministry provides meals and snacks for children in our area during the school year, who would otherwise be hungry during the weekends. We are currently serving 20 children at our faith partner schools. 

3 Ways to Donate

1.  Sponsor a Bag

Email backpacks@assurance.umc.org

Your will be emailed the packing lists.

You will be responsible for shopping, and packing the items in a brown paper grocery bag.  Donations have to be dropped off by Wednesday at noon.


2. Gift Card or Monetary Donations

Make a donation online or by check. If you write a check, make sure to write “Micah’s Backpack” in the memo line.

Gift cards to Food Lion or Aldi are welcome.

3. Donate Food items

Shop and donate food items listed below and deliver to the church office during office hours.

Shop Micah’s Backpack on Amazon by clicking on the link provided.


Food List

10 count Organic oatmeal packets

15oz vegetables (gr. beans/ peas/corn)

Complete pancake mix

Boxes of soup packets

Pancake syrup, low sugar/lite

Boxes of flavored rice mix

Large box of cereal

12 ct. Pop-Tarts

10-12oz. Canned chicken

Boxes of macaroni and cheese

Bags of egg noodles

15 oz. or larger Baked beans

16-32oz canned/carton chicken broth

16oz Peanut butter

24 oz applesauce, unsweetened

12-18oz. Jelly

15 oz canned fruit (in fruit juice)

24-32 oz Spaghetti sauce, canned or plastic 

Boxed pasta (spaghetti/penne/etc)

Instant Potatoes/ boxed

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