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BackPack Program

Children receive bags of nutritious, easy-to-prepare food to take home over designated weekends and school vacations throughout the school year. The Foodbank on the Eastern Shore ran the pilot BackPack Program in the region, and is now present in every elementary school on the Eastern Shore.

BackPack Locations:

Accomack Elementary Schools:

Accawmacke - 26230 Drummondtown Road (23301)
Chincoteague  - 6078 Hallie Whealton Smith Drive (23336)
Kegotank - 13300 Lankford Highway (23407)
Metompkin - 24501 Parksley Road (23421)
Pungoteague - 28480 Bobtown Road (23410)

Northampton Elementary Schools:

Kiptopeke - 24023 Fairview Road (23310)
Occahannock - 4208 Seaside Road (22350)

Thank you to the United Way of Virginia’s Eastern Shore for your financial support for the purchase of food for this vital program during the 2010-2011 academic year.

Kids Cafe Program

Kids Cafe® provides low income or at-risk children with a free, nutritious evening meal in a safe, supportive environment. Children also participate in homework help and other after school enrichment programs. Currently there is one Kids Cafe site on the Eastern Shore.  


Exmore Unit @ Occohannock Elementary School
4208 Seaside Rd., Exmore, VA

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