Come by Whole Foods at Friendly Center on May 13th and help us restock our food pantry. Volunteers will be collecting your donations from 8am - 8pm. Your donations will benefit 15 local school food pantries. Take a look at the 365 Everyday Value® products to help fill our pantry without emptying your pocketbook. Flyer
Beerthirty is making May "BackPack Beginnings" month. In addition to giving back a percentage of sales on May 11th, they will be collecting donations the entire month of May. Please stop in on Thursday, May 11th to sample their wide selection of craft beer and ciders from around the world.
The Human Race is a 5k walk/run that allows participants to raise money for their favorite nonprofit (agency, school PTA, church, etc..). About 100 different nonprofits and companies form teams and recruit members to fundraise for their missions. About 250 runners (including running clubs and school athletic teams) run the competitive 5K.
Staff and students at Pearce Elementary School raised a total $1,001 last week for BackPack Beginnings. The students took part in a week long hunger campaign collecting donations, learning about hunger-related issues, and creating posters for the event. The entire school participated in the fundraising drive including cafeteria staff and bus drivers. Some of the [...]
It’s finally spring and the cold weather is coming to an end. It’s also the time of year when our Fresh Food Program starts ramping up as the growing season begins. We’re working hard to bring more fresh produce to students and families in need. Fresh fruits and vegetables improve children’s nutrition, help prevent childhood [...]