We strive to end hunger, one backpack at a time!

Creekside Cares Mission is to provide the students/families/community of District 202 a loving, compassionate, kindhearted, diligent, hardworking, weekly backpack program designed to battle hunger. Our mission is to ensure no one is hungry due to economic hardships, while fostering a sense of community.

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About Us

Our mission is to ensure no one is hungry due to economic hardships. We strive to end hunger, one backpack at a time!

Ways to Donate

Thank you so much for your consideration and willingness to partner up with Creekside Cares as we strive to end hunger in our community, one backpack at a time! We could not do it without YOU!

How Can I Help?

We have 3 basic needs for Creekside Cares as we strive to make a difference across District 202! 1. We ALWAYS need non-perishable food 2. We ALWAYS need volunteers. 3. Monetary Donations Thank YOU!

Hunger Facts

How many hungry people are there in the world and is the number going down? What effect does hunger have on children and what can we do to help them?

Creekside Cares Blog

My family and I will be forever grateful for Creekside Cares. They helped us through the hardest time in our lives - and we hope to pay it forward now that we are back on our feet. — Jack, Plainfield, IL