BackPack Beginnings!

posted Jun 3, 2019, 12:30 PM by Ken Schmidt   [ updated Jun 3, 2019, 12:30 PM ]

MCOB will again be participating in this “BackPack Beginnings” event. The above items will be taken to Annual Conference in July 2019.  Containers will be placed in the Narthex and the back gathering area to receive your donations. 
Deadline for donations is Sunday, June 30th.  Cash Donations can also be given to Margie F. for this project.

How you can help

The Annual Conference has asked BackPack Beginnings what their most needed items are that Conference attendees can donate. Here’s what is needed (in order of need):


  • Canned soups
  • Canned Chef Boyardee meals
  • Canned Chicken and Tuna
  • Grits and Oatmeal
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Washcloths
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Activity Books



  • Gently used khaki/navy pants for boys and girls, sizes 8-14
  • Gently used jeans for boys and girls, sizes 2T, 3T, 4, 5, 6, 6X, 7, & 8
  • Gently used children’s athletic shoes, size 10-13 and 1-5


To learn more, visit BackPack Beginnings
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