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Chattanooga School Food Pantry

  • One in four children in Oklahoma lives in households that are struggling to put food on the table. The faculty and staff at Chattanooga Public Schools understand that a hungry student cannot learn. We sympathize with families that struggle. It is our goal that every student is able to come to school satisfied and ready to learn. The school and community have several resources to help with this.

     

    Backpack Program: Through the Backpack Program, which is part of the Food for Kids Programs, children receive a backpack full of kid-friendly, non-perishable and nutritious food on Friday to sustain them over weekends and school holidays. The backpack food is distributed discretely. If you would like to sign your student up, please contact Mrs. Labuda or your student's teacher.

    Chattanooga School Pantry: In an effort to aid struggling families, the school has a pantry. Any struggling student can go to Mrs. Labuda and ask for access to items in the pantry. The pantry includes food items and many other items not covered by food stamps such as: feminine hygiene products, deodorant, toothpaste, body wash, shampoo, and conditioner. The end of the month is a particularly hard for some families and the pantry serves a vital role. We could not provide the pantry without donations from community members. Donations can be dropped off to the high school office or Mrs. Labuda (see frequently shopped pantry items list for ideas).  

    Chattanooga Community Food Pantry: An area-wide food pantry that is able to serve a greater need is located at City Hall. You can contact Jaime Fisher for more information.

     

    *All American Bank has provided us with a partner for students with clothing needs.

     

    Frequently shopped pantry items:

    • Pop Tarts
    • Cereal
    • Ravioli
    • Spaghetti O's
    • Chilli
    • Progresso Soups 
    • Chunky Soups
    • Beef Stew
    • Microwavable Pasta's (such as Mac n Cheese)
    • Popcorn
    • Individual Fruit or Applesauce cups