Food Ministry

Weekend Food Backpacks


Weekend Food Backpacks

Each week during the school year, we provide our local school partners with nutritious food-filled backpacks for students who need weekend food support.

Weekend Food Backpacks at the Fern Street Food Ministry

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Pick up food supplies
  • Work in our kitchen pantry organizing supplies & filling backpacks
  • Deliver backpacks to our local school partners

Wednesdays & Thursdays during the school year. Hours are flexible. 

To volunteer, please sign up in advance:

For more information, contact: 
Jacob Lee, Food Ministry Coordinator
The Universalist Church of West Hartford
433 Fern Street, West Hartford CT 06107
860-233-3669 ext. 109   

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