Backpack Program- The Eastside Backpack Program
provides keiki healthy and nutritious food each Friday
for those keiki who attend the after school activities
at the Kapaa Activity Center located on the campus of
Kapaa Elementary School and Kapaa High School.
Each backpack contains sufficient nutritious and healthy
food for a child and his/her siblings for the weekend.
This collaborative program with the Kapaa Boys and Girls
Club distributes nearly 100 backpacks each week for 40
weeks from August to May to keiki ages 7-17.
Ni'ihau BackPack Program- In
collaboration with Kula Aupuni Ni'ihau A Kahelelani
Aloha Public Charter School and the Ke Kula Ni'ihau O
Kekaha Learning Center Public Charter School in
Kekaha, they distribute backpacks filled with nutritious
food each Friday to approximately 100 keiki for a 43
week program from August to May. The nutritious
food in the backpack is frequently the primary food for
the child and his/her siblings over the weekend. This
fall, the Anahola Hawaiian Charter School will join the