Season of Impact

As your family, faith group, office or book club, scout group, etc.  looks for ways to give back to the community this holiday season, consider our community teams. Look for the collection boxes near the tree in the lobby of the Center for Community Leadership or in room 132 by the Board Room (all the time).

Ongoing needs (All year! Multiple teams!)

  • Kid-friendly snacks such as Goldfish, granola bars, Puffs, baked crackers, etc., small bottled water and juice boxes

  • New and very-gently-used books, particularly those appropriate for grades K-5

  • Basic school and arts/crafts supplies

  • Food for BackPack Buddies’ efforts to feed kids on the weekends. Specific needs for that program are listed below, or click on the Donate section of to make a financial contribution. Small grocery store gift cards are also welcomed.

BackPack Buddies needs

  • Individual size 100% juice boxes and individual size shelf-stable milk boxes

  • Healthy snacks, such as cereal bars, granola bars, raisins or peanut butter crackers

  • Individual breakfast items, such as boxes of oatmeal and grits packets

  • Canned proteins, such as of tuna, chicken, beans, pasta with meatballs, and soups or stews

  • Canned vegetables and fruit

  • Packaged noodle dishes, such as Easy Mac or ramen noodles

For more information, please email