WHAT IS FRISCO FASTPACS?
Our mission is simple: to ensure that no child in Frisco has to endure hunger when school is not in session. Every week throughout the school year we deliver individual, pre-packed meal bags of non-perishable food to all 72 Frisco ISD schools. Each bag contains seven meals for children to have over the weekend. Frisco Fastpacs is a private 501(c)3 non-profit, that operates completely on donations of food and funds from the private sector.
"First, thank you all who are involved in this program. We are very happy that we have a little extra help. The Fastpacs we receive have had a very special impact in my daughter's behavior. She shares, and she seems more involved in her school activities. Thanks to you all, she is not hungry anymore! It couldn't be any better!! Thank you!"
-Bright Elementary parent
Hunger in Frisco is a real problem and children should not fall victim; a student who is hungry cannot learn. In its inception, Fastpacs served one school and 35 children. Currently, we are district-wide, and feeding over 1000 students weekly; meanwhile, the need continues to grow.
Our Founding Story
During her Lenten journey of 2013, Fastpacs founder Marian Schulze, committed to a practice with the sole intention of drawing nearer to God. In an effort to be in a deeper, more meaningful relationship with Him, she chose to practice the spiritual discipline of fasting for the first time in her spiritual walk.
Throughout Lent, Marian fasted from Sunday evening until Tuesday morning. She was overwhelmed by both her physical and emotional response. While relying on God to sustain her during these times she felt called by Him to action and developed a deep empathy for local children who experience hunger on a regular basis. That call has lead to the creation of Fastpacs. We look forward to the next chapter and invite you to join us in the journey.
Then those who are righteous will reply to him, ‘Lord when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you a drink?’ Then the king will reply to them, ‘I assure you that when you have done it for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you have done it for me.’