The last packing day for the school year is May 18 and our first packing day for the summer is Wednesday, June 14.
Once again this year, Connie Cummings and Joe Ivers are issuing a challenge to all of us to support Micah’s Backpack not only with our time and energy, but also with our money. They are offering to match up to $1,000 given to support the infrastructure of MBP. These funds will go to pay for [...]
We are thrilled that First Bank and Trust is a new corporate sponsor for MBP. They are a collection site for anyone who would like to donate food for MPB, and they are exploring other ways to partner with us. Thank you so much to them for their generous hearts and for caring that all [...]
Goodbyes are so hard to say! Jennie Hodge has been the director of Micah's Backpack since its inception. She is now moving to Greensboro, NC and leaving MBP as a strong, vibrant, vital ministry in Blacksburg. We are incredibly grateful for all she has done to feed hungry children in Blacksburg and to encourage volunteers [...]
Thank you to the Chadd and Jeffrey from the Eddie Yeatts Memorial Foundation who delivered a check for $4,800! The Foundation hosted a golf tournament over the summer and shared part of the proceeds with Micah's Backpack for food purchases. The gift equals 5,760 meals plus snacks!
The CVC has kicked off for 2016! Thank you to everyone in the Virginia Tech community who designated us at #07544, shared time, or the story of Micah's Backpack. We'd like to have your support for the new year-- and 100% of your gift goes to feeding kids in our community! http://www.cvc.hr.vt.edu/donate/index.html
Free $ and easy sign up! This makes a huge impact helping to show kids in our community we care about them! Go to www.kroger.com/communityrewards Click on Sign In Enter your email address and password Click on Enroll Now Enter the MBP organization number, which is 83513 OR search for St Michael's Lutheran- Micah's Backpack 6. Click [...]
Olivia Hodge was nominated by Jackie Dobson, a staff member at Blacksburg High School, for the Leading Lights Award. According to the Leading Lights organization, "Olivia is known as a compassionate and graceful community leader, who has been volunteering for more than 12 years. While enrolled at Blacksburg High School, Olivia used her strengths as [...]
Workplace giving campaigns are in full swing through the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) and the United Way. You can designate Micah’s Backpack in this campaign and your contribution helps Micah’s Backpack share meals and snacks with kids. 100% of gifts go toward food purchases. Use these numbers to designate MBP: CVC # 07544 United [...]