Our mission is to provide children in need with nutritious food, comfort items, or basic necessities through the use of backpacks and other means. Serving over 4,000 children annually, our vision is a community of healthy and well-nurtured children.

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Upcoming Office Hours for Donation Drop-offs

3707-D Alliance Drive Greensboro, NC 27407
Office hours subject to change. Check website for updates.  Clothing Pantry hours and volunteer hours may be at different times.

  • Monday, February 8th from 11 am to 3 pm
  • Wednesday, February 1oth from 1 to 3 pm
  • Thursday, February 11th from 9:30 am to 1 pm
  • Saturday, February 13th from 10 am to noon

Recent News

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GCS Food Insecurity Week- Feb. 15-19

Guilford County School’s Character Development Department is partnering with BackPack Beginnings starting February 15th to provide students with direct access to food through school based food pantries. We would like to challenge our district and community to participate in the campaign.
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The Human Race- April 16, 2016

The Human Race is a 5k walk/run that allows participants to raise money for their favorite nonprofit (agency, school PTA, church, etc..). The Volunteer Center has managed the race since 1994!
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John’s Run 4 Kids- May 21, 2016

John’s Run 4 Kids is an one mile obstacle race made for kids preschool to […]