The following items are REQUIRED for each backpack (please be sure they are age-appropriate):
Underclothes and socks
Toys Examples: small cars, balls, dolls, stuffed animals, small musical instruments, yo-yos, jump ropes, toy jewelry, flashlight (include batteries), Christian books, sidewalk chalk, toys that light up or make noise (include batteries), Slinky, frisbees, card games, etc.
Non-perishable food items Examples: cheese and/or peanut butter crackers, single-serving macaroni & cheese or pasta cups, fruit or applesauce cups, granola bars, pop-top entrees (chili, beef stew, lasagna, beef & franks, etc.) These items need to have a pop-top because recipients may not have access to a can opener.