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Boy Scout Troop Leader Don Ince gets food ready for bags for the Lane’s Backpack Program at the First Christian Church in Louisiana.

Backpack program still feeding Louisiana kids

Posted on November 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Five years ago, Louisiana churches, organizations and schools embraced the Lane’s Backpack Program as a way to get weekend nutrition to needy students. For the first few years, students were given backpacks which volunteers filled on Friday afternoons with foodstuffs. The backpacks became hard to keep track of,...
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