EIN 47-3779347

Bremerton Backpack Brigade

IRS 501(c) type
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Bremerton Backpack Brigade formed to provide food support on weekends to students in particular need in Bremerton Elementary Schools. They spend approximately $1,400 a week on fresh foods and rely on public donations. This year they expanded their fresh vegetables to include individual bags for each child in the family alternating with large bags of heads of.
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Program areas at Bremerton Backpack Brigade

Approximately $1,400 a week is spent on fresh foods to augment non perishable food and food is donated by the public. This year we expanded our fresh vegetables to include individual bags for each child in the family alternating with large bags of heads of lettuce, onions, potatoes, tomatoes enough to prepare fresher meals for the families. The Brigade sends out 250 backpacks of food weekly to feed 590 people and 220 families.

Who funds Bremerton Backpack Brigade

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$12,500
Kitsap Credit Union (KCU)Backpack Feeding Donation$6,000
Dutch Bros FoundationTo Fight Hunger in Communities Through Support of Local Food Banks$2,500
...and 1 more grant received

Personnel at Bremerton Backpack Brigade

Myra BattinPresident$0
Sandy O'HearnTreasurer$0
Christina ZimniakPast Treasurer / Board$0
Brooke HolstSecretary$0
Ann HornVice President$0
...and 2 more key personnel

Financials for Bremerton Backpack Brigade

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$130,727
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$29
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$130,756

Form 990s for Bremerton Backpack Brigade

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-122022-11-09990View PDF
2020-122021-10-04990View PDF
2019-122020-12-15990EZView PDF
2018-122019-09-03990EZView PDF
2017-122019-06-19990EZView PDF

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Data update history
August 19, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $6,250 from Kitsap Credit Union (KCU)
July 28, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
July 6, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
June 29, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 1 new personnel
June 7, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
Nonprofit Types
Human service organizationsYouth service charitiesFood banksCharities
Human servicesChildrenHunger
Partially liquidatedState / local levelCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donationsNo full-time employees
General information
PO Box 2533
Bremerton, WA 98310
Metro area
Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA
Kitsap County, WA
Website URL
(360) 471-9588
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
P30: Childrens and Youth Services
NAICS code, primary
624210: Community Food Services
Parent/child status
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