United Way
of Greater High POint

815 Phillips Avenue

High Point, NC  27262

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United Way of Greater High Point hosted its sixth annual BackPack Drive in honor of #GivingTuesday on November 27, 2018.


In an effort to serve over 1,900 local students, United Way of Greater High Point collected snack, breakfast and lunch food in coordination with the national initiative #GivingTuesday. Items collected were distributed to those who receive food each weekend discreetly through the United Way BackPack program.


Food donations for the United Way BackPack program are gladly accepted year-round.

Appreciated items include:

  • Individual cereal boxes

  • Toaster pastries

  • Cereal bars

  • Shelf-stable milk

  • 100% juice boxes

  • Pop-top meats

  • Ramen noodles or microwavable pastas

  • 8 oz. bottled waters or juice pouches

  • Cups of fruit, fruit snacks, crackers, etc.

To designate a monetary donation to the UWGHP BackPacks, click here.


Donations will be used to purchase BackPack Wishlist items.


UWGHP’s BackPack program works directly with 21 sites in the Greater High Point area to provide meals and snacks for local children at-risk of hunger.

To send food items directly to the UWGHP using our Amazon Wishlist, click here.


Or you can drop-off BackPack Wishlist Items at:

815 Phillips Avenue,

High Point, NC 27262 

(Please a list of appreciated items listed below or on Amazon.)

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