Food Giveaways

Below is the distribution schedule for the Mountain Lion BackPack Program 2020-2021 school year.  Food bags are to be picked up at our warehouse space (corner of Beale Ave. & 29th Street) every Friday, unless the end of the school week is a Thursday.  These dates are written in bold italics below.


Distribution will be from 3:30pm to 4:30pm right after school ends. The warehouse is the former Butterick Building, 2900 Beale Avenue, Altoona. ** LOCATION** We are located at the end of the warehouse closest to 29th Street with a set of docks.  Please drive your car down and the food bags will be handed to you.

Please bring your completed Enrollment Form with you to turn in when you pick up your first food bag.  The Enrollment Form can be downloaded by click the link below.


Be sure to LIKE us on social media for program updates throughout the year!  In the event of schedule changes, announcements will be made on the Mountain Lion BackPack Program Facebook page.  This schedule will only change in the event of changes to the school calendar from the school district or inclement weather.

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If you have any questions, please contact Amber Smith at

Corner of Beale Ave. & 29th Street


3:30pm to 4:30pm

2021  **UPDATED 3/3/21***

Friday, March 5

Friday, March 12

Friday, March 19

Friday, March 26


Thursday, April 1

Friday, April 9

Friday, April 16

Friday, April 23

Friday, April 30


Friday, May 7

Friday, May 14

Food Giveaways will be drive thru and everyone is asked to stay in their cars. Please drive down to the docks and the food will be brought to you.


*Food Giveaways are available to any family with students in the Altoona Area School District

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2301 Beale Ave. Altoona, PA 16601