About us

Who we are

Back Packs For Kids is a non-profit organization in Klickitat County, Washington and was founded in 2007 as a program to provide kids in need in the area with food for the weekend. We are a 501(c)3 organization and donations to us are tax deductible.

What we do

Currently, we serve Goldendale, Klickitat, Lyle, Wishram, Roosevelt, Dallesport, Bingen and White Salmon schools. We are providing nutritious weekend meals to about 400 kids in the county. The meals are distributed to children anonymously to maintain their privacy.

Meet our Board of Directors

John Shinn
President

Lorraine Fritsch
Vice President

Cory Eberhart

Cory Eberhart
Secretary

Brian Wanless

Brian Wanless
Treasurer

Members at large

Lynn Wanless
Mary Shane
Vida Facio
Cate Daday
Rebecca Gourley