ATU Group Organizing Backpack Program Food Drive

Do Something Food Donation London Elementary School 10-31-2022
Members of the Arkansas Tech University Do Something student organization (front) and faculty and staff from London Elementary School (back) pose for a photo with the food collected for the London Elementary backpack program during October 2022.

Do Something, a registered student organization at Arkansas Tech University, is conducting a food drive to benefit the London Elementary School backpack program for a second consecutive year.

The 2022 drive provided enough non-perishable food to serve the London Elementary backpack program for two months.

Members of the ATU community are encouraged to donate these items:

  • Peanut Butter/Cheese Crackers
  • Cereal
  • Instant Oatmeal Packets
  • Granola/Protein Bars
  • Chips
  • Fruit Cups
  • Fruit Gummies
  • Goldfish Crackers
  • Trail Mix
  • Jell-O and Pudding Cups
  • Popcorn
  • Raisins/Craisins
  • Pop Tarts
  • Vienna Sausages
  • Tuna Packets
  • Ravioli Cups
  • Canned Soup
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Instant Rice
  • Ramen Noodles

Drop-off locations are available inside various buildings on the ATU campus in Russellville.

Deadline to donate to the drive is Friday, Nov. 17.

Send e-mail to for more information.