main content starts hereSummer food resources and backpack program update

| June 8, 2021

The last week of the Mohonasen Backpack Program begins on Monday, June 14. Students will continue to take supplemental bags of food home from school on Thursday, June 17, and pick-up will be available from 2 to 3 p.m., Friday, June 18, for families who typically pick up backpacks in front of the High School Auditorium.

Families enrolled in the Backpack Program will be contacted and offered food support throughout the summer through the Mohonasen Food Pantry. The pantry will be available to enrolled families approximately every two-weeks from Noon to 3 p.m., Thursdays in front of the High School Gym Lobby on the following dates: June 24; July 8 and 22; and Aug. 5, 19 and 26.

If you are not currently a part of the Mohonasen Backpack Program and are in need of food support during the summer, please contact Deborah Kavanaugh a dkavanaugh@mohonasen.org. Food support is also available during the summer at various locations throughout Schenectady County. Please see the following link for more information about pantries and other food resources: Schenectady Community Ministries. This flyer also identifies additional steps families can take to secure meals in July and August.