$350 goes a long way...
That's the magic number that feeds a food-insecure student
in our community for an entire school year,
but we will gladly accept monetary donations of any size!
Our organization is a non-profit 501(c)3
so your donation is fully tax-deductible.
Click the button to make an online donation today!
You can also mail a check payable to:
ORUMC - Backpacks
2424 Oak Ridge Road, Oak Ridge, NC 27310
(Please include your email address and/or phone number with your donation.)
We Take All Non-Perishables!
We accept food donations year round!
You can bring your offerings to the lobby at the
Oak Ridge United Methodist Church.
Lowe's Foods in Oak Ridge has historically been a champion for our local community and regularly supports our organization - look for our bins at check-out for a quick, no hassle way to donate food.
food drives at local schools and community partners for even more opportunities to help!
Join our Volunteer Staff!
A wonderful group of generous, caring, and friendly volunteers runs GBM each school year.
We welcome new faces and
have several opportunities for you to help!
Sign up for a weekly "pack," help deliver backpacks to and from northern and northwest area schools, or even host a food drive.
Contact us for more information
and to join our emailing list!
Items We Need Most:
Peanut Butter (16oz, PLASTIC jars please)
Canned Ravioli (15 oz)
Canned Vegetables (14.5 oz - Green Beans, Peas, Carrots)
Microwave Popcorn (boxes of wrapped pouches)
Instant Oatmeal (boxes of single serving packets)
Individually Wrapped Snack Items (granola bars, peanut butter crackers, Cheez-Its, Goldfish, Rice Crispy Treats)
Canned Tuna (5 oz)
Canned Chicken (12.5 oz)
We Also Take:
Shampoo & Conditioner