Special Thanks to the businesses who participated in the "Battle of the Backpacks!" 

The winner is GROOVE FITNESS!! Congratulations! 

We collected over 10,000 items for our summer program; over 5,000 from Groove alone! Thank you all! 

We will have the next battle of the back pack's this fall.

Tom & Joe's Dinner

Thompson Pharmacy

Michael's Pizza

First National Bank (25th Street) 

Groove Fitness

Stuckey Auto (3 locations)

Ace Hardware (Duncansville)

Reliance Bank (3 locations and main office)

&

Sam's Club

Special thanks to our friends at Lightner Communications!

Corks & Hops

The Mountain Lion BackPack Program welcome you to an evening of fun featuring the Bluegrass favorite, The Plate Scrapers and Americana band Driftwood!

 

This evening promises to be an amazing evening of fun and dancing!

 

 

Wine and beer sampling will begin at 6PM with hors d'oeuvres, appetizers, desserts and more.

 

Food will be available courtesy of Snappy Chef.

Your ticket includes 4 samples.

 

There will also be a cash bar.

The Plate Scrapers begin at 8:15PM

 

Driftwood begins at  9:15PM and promises a killer live show!

 

We will hold a silent auction, 50/50 and basket raffles.

 

All proceeds benefit the Mountain Lion BackPack Program. This program feeds elementary school children for the weekends in the Altoona Area School district. We hope to expand the program to include Head Start children, as well as Junior High.

Please join us and help our program grow!

 

For more information contact Program Director, Kelly Robertson 814-946-3651 ext. 108 or email mountainlionbp@blaircap.org

 

Click the link below to enroll for our summer program!

Pick Up Locations & Time for our summer program:


 Juniata United Methodist    808N 4th St.        Friday 2-6PM



New Life Community Church   621 Bell Ave.
 Friday 10AM-6:30PM


4th Street Church of God           2010 4th St.   Friday 9-12:30PM    &        4:30-6PM  or call the church and arrange for pickup. 814-942-1007


Providence Presbyterian 2401 Broad Ave.        
             Friday 4-6PM


Faith Baptist   315 40th St. 
              Friday 1-3PM


Catalyst Church    1331 12th Ave. Suite 103
            Friday 12-6PM


Vineyard Church    801 Pleasant Valley Blvd.
 Friday 9AM- 12:30PM


Greenwood United Methodist    1505 E. Walton Ave.
              Friday4-6PM


Center City Church   1220 12th Ave.
        *Thursday 6-8PM





                   




 

Special Thanks to the participating churches!

SUMMER PROGRAM~ Click HERE

SUPPORT THE CHILDREN

How to help

Volunteer | Fundraise | Hold a Food Drive | Make a Donation



Making A Difference

Mountain Lion Backpacks provides food over the weekend for 32 weeks of the school year for students at the 8 elementary schools in the Altoona Area School District.

 

Community Support
The Mountain Lion BackPack Program is 100% community funded and supported through volunteers, fundraising, and donations.

To have Amber Smith, Program Director speak at your next event or meeting, please contact mountainlionbp@blaircap.org or 814-946-3651.

THANK YOU

to our food partners!

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SUPPORT THE CHILDREN

How to help

Volunteer | Fundraise | Hold a Food Drive | Make a Donation



Making A Difference

Mountain Lion Backpacks provides food over the weekend for 32 weeks of the school year for students at the 8 elementary schools & Learning Express, in the Altoona Area School District. And now SUMMER! The program is now offering weekend food during summer months. To enroll use the link above.

 

Community Support
The Mountain Lion BackPack Program is 100% community funded and supported through volunteers, fundraising, and donations.

To have Kelly Robertson, Program Director speak at your next event or meeting, please contact mountainlionbp@blaircap.org or 814-946-3651.

THANK YOU

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