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Hound Packs Program


This program serves food-insecure students that live in the geographical area of the Shippensburg Area School District by providing a bag of 7 meals over the weekend during the academic year. It is open to any child 18 years old and under. The student does not need to attend a Shippensburg Area School District school. They can attend be homeschooled, attend a cyber, alternative, or private school.


If you are interested in signing up for the program, please contact us at

To enroll in the program, please complete the following form: Hound Packs Enrollment


The program is coordinated by SCRC and community volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, we need volunteers to organize food drives, pack food bags, and deliver food bags to schools and homes. Community organizations and businesses can also partner with Hound Packs. Please contact Jami, SCRC Coordinator at to find out how you or your group can get involved.

This program is funded by community members through monetary or food donations. We partner with many local churches that support us financially or collect food items.  We store food and pack the bags at the Shoebox Supply Warehouse every week. 

If you would like to donate money to this program to help us cover our costs, please click the "Donate" button below.  It will take you to the SU Foundation Donation page.  In the comment box, please write "Hound Packs Program" to designate the funds to this program.  Thank you!

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Branch Creek Place Senior Center
Central PA Food Bank
Hope Church
Life Community Church
Messiah Methodist Church
Newburg United Methodist Church
Oasis of Love
Our Lady of the Visitation
Prince Street United Brethren Church
Ridge Church of the Brethren
Shippensburg Church of the Brethren
Shippensburg First Church of God
Shippensburg University

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