Covid-19 Volunteers needed

  • Volunteers are needed to distribute bags this summer, while honoring social distancing out of vehicles in specific locations to be determined soon.
  • Volunteer once a week to help deliver totes to the schools 
  • Volunteer to help pack 470 bags a week
  • Volunteer to assist with the summer packing program
  • Volunteer to maintain data base
  • Volunteer to serve on the board
  • Volunteer to maintain the packing site
  • Volunteer to be a "substitute" supervisor of packing parties
  • Volunteer to assist with volunteer appreciation
  • Volunteer to help with food drives and marketing activities
  • Collect and add up HyVee receipts



Do you enjoy meeting new people and assisting those in need and helping children? If so, contact us to network and brainstorm fundraising ideas. We receive no government funding and rely on grants, donations and fund raisers to ensure our program continues. If you'd like to participate in our program helping others have enough to eat, contact us, we are anxious to work with you and hear your ideas.



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Brookings Backpack Project

PO Box 8054

Brookings, SD 57006


The list will change, so check back occasionally.

Current Wish List

  • Postage Stamps

  • Envelopes

  • Individual servings of applesauce and fruit cups

  • Canned Raviolis, or tuna or chicken, or spaghetti, etc

  • Individual Chex Mix packets

  • Individual servings of cereal

  • Canned vegetables

  • Individual juice boxes

  • Individual Macaroni and Cheese packets

  • Individual packages of cookies, crackers, meat sticks, etc.

  • Ramen Noodles






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Brookings Backpack Project

PO Box 8054

Brookings South Dakota 57006


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