kidsPACK was established in June 2011 in Florida. In one short year, we scaled operations to deliver food equalling more than 100,000 meals for 500+ children in Polk County.

During the 2012-2013 school year, we expanded our program to include Hillsborough and Hardee County, where we have been approved by local public school administration and oversight.

We ended the 2014-2015 school year feeding 1667 children per week in 72 public schools through three County based projects:


  • Polk Project: Feeds 1345 children per week in 63 Elementary Schools, 2 Middle Schools, and 1 Middle/High School.
  • Hillsborough Project: Feeds 140 children per week in 1 Elementary School
  • Hardee Project: Feeds 182 children per week in 5 Elementary Schools.

Interest in other counties throughout the State of Florida and beyond is quickly growing.

If you would like to bring the kidsPACK program to the schools where you live, please contact Shawna Butler at