Snack Attack: Top Picks for Student Treats!

LUM relies on the generosity of donors to sustain the LUM After School Program, which serve as crucial resources for the educational and nutritional needs of children in our community. Among the most valued donations are healthy snacks, providing essential nourishment to support the students’ growth and learning. Fresh fruityogurt cups, and granola bars are just a few examples of items that help fuel young minds and bodies during after-school sessions.

In addition to snacks, donations of cleaning supplies and basic necessities like toilet paper and disinfectant wipes are welcome as well. Whether you choose to contribute healthy snacks, cleaning supplies, or other needed items, your generosity helps create a nurturing and supportive environment where children can thrive academically and socially. Together, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of the students and families served by the LUM After School Program.

SHIP your DONATION – check out the LUM Amazon Wish List, order, and ship to LUM. To begin, click HERE.

LUM’s Top 10 Favorite Donations

LUM’s Top 10 Favorite donated items are as follows:

  1. Healthy Snacks
    (youth programs) — Fresh fruit, Carrots (snack size), Sliced Apples (snack size), Raisins, Peanut Butter, Yogurt cups, Applesauce cups, Fruit cups, Pudding cups, Gelatin cups (Jello)
  2. Snack Bars & Single Serve Pouches (youth programs & emergency shelter)
    BARS: Granola Bars, Fruit Bars, Breakfast Bars, Cereal Bars, Rice Krispies Treats
    POUCHES: Goldfish, Chex Mix, Zoo Animal Crackers, Cheez-Its, Fruit Snacks, Pirate Booty
  3. Drinks
    (youth programs) — 100% Fruit Juice, Bottled water, Milk
  4. Toilet Paper
  5. Paper Towels
  6. Bleach (Clorox)
  7. Trash bags – 13 gallon/tall kitchen draw-string & 55 gallon can liners
  8. Coffee (Caffeinated)
  9. Disinfectant Spray Disinfectant Wipes
  10. Toilet Cleaner, Glass Cleaner & All Purpose Cleaner

Cash donations are preferred because they allow LUM to purchase what is needed, when it’s needed. Donations of “needed items” are also welcome and appreciated. If you wish to donate items to LUM, please either ship or drop off items to the LUM Office (420 N 4th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901).

Click HERE to view the complete LUM Wish List for the After School Program, Emergency Shelter and more.

SHIP your DONATION – check out the LUM Amazon Smile Wish List, order, and ship to LUM.

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