Starfish PackCombatting hunger over weekends by providing food to school-aged children.
The Starfish Pack Backpack Program was created in response to teachers hearing the cry of their students.
Teachers were heartbroken to hear their students were coming to class Monday morning hungry, reporting that they had not eaten over the weekend.
$600 fills one starfish pack all school year. 100% of donation to the Starfish Pack program go towards purchasing food.
The Starfish Pack program would not be possible without the generosity of our community. Each week volunteers pack two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners and healthy snacks into the backpacks for the weekend. Then, the packs are delivered to local schools each week throughout school year.
Who We Help
- 400+ local schoolchildren who have been identified by the Abbotsford School District as being in need of food over the weekend.
Did You Know?
Archway has been operating the Food Bank since the 1980s and it grew out of the Christmas Bureau which began in 1968.
8:30am – 4:00pm
Monday – Thursday
8:30am – 3:00pm
Archway Food Bank
33914 Essendene Avenue
Abbotsford, BC V2S 2H8
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