Bags of Hope

Formerly Backpack Food Ministry
Bethany Contact:
Elizabeth Schroeder & Saxon 

Bags of Hope is a ministry partnership between Bethany UMC and Hope Austin. This ministry provides weekend food for children in need at several area schools. Throughout the school year, Bethany and Hope Austin work together to provide bags of food each week to qualified students. These bags contain healthy and easy to prepare foods, to ensure low-income children have meals to eat over the weekend..

How to Donate:

Make donations directly to Hope Austin

Types of Volunteers Needed:

Volunteers are needed to pick up backpack food at Bethany and deliver to elementary and middle schools in RRISD and LISD.

volunteer here

Food Items Needed:

** Individual servings with pop tops please!

  • Canned Soup/Pasta
  • Easy Mac & Cheese
  • Individual Peanut Butter Servings
How to Volunteer:

Contact Elizabeth Schroeder