Family Outreach Center

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The Family Outreach Center continues to offer academic and community support to parents. It has expanded this year to include a Weekend Backpack Program, which provides a backpack full of food every Friday to students whose families could use additional assistance. If you would like to donate food for the Weekend Backpack program, please see the list on the bottom of the page. 

Backpack  Program

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 Through our Family Outreach Center, the Fort Ann Elementary offers a Backpack Program. The Backpack Program is available to participating families free of cost. Every Friday that school is in session, a bag filled with non-perishable food items will be sent home for your family as part of this program. If your child has any allergies and you feel that it would be unsafe for your child to transport the backpack, please let us know immediately. Please call us at 1-518-639-5594 if you have any questions. Thank you.

The Family Outreach Center is Located the Elementary School.

  • Email the Center at [email protected] or call 1-518-639-5594 x51027       
  • Visits are arranged by appointment only. 
  • When visiting, please sign in at the Elementary Office. 

Looking to donate? We are always in need of the following items: 

1. Personal Hygiene Items: Deodorant, toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner, soap
2. Peanut Butter – plastic jars
3. Jelly – plastic containers
4. Boxes of Cereal, large or small individual sizes
5. Packets of Oatmeal
6. Canned Tuna/Chicken
7. Low sodium canned veggies
8. Fruits in juice
9. Spaghetti Sauce
10. Pasta
11. Mac and Cheese
12. Granola Bars
13. Juice boxes
14. Cans of Soup
15. Small bags of pretzels, gold fish crackers, teddy grahams, etc (snack size bags)
16. Fruit snacks
17. Apple Sauce
18. Loaves of Bread

19. Packs of cheese and crackers

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