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Pearce Elementary Raises Money for Hungry Kids

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 [...]


Community Heroes

  March is Social Work Month. Here at BackPack Beginnings, social workers are crucial to our mission; helping children in need. Social workers help us to connect with those who need our help.  Did you know that social workers visit our office every week? They make frequent trips to gather clothing and other supplies for [...]


Celebrating National Canned Food Month

Did you know that February is National Canned Food Month? If you’ve ever volunteered with BackPack Beginnings, you know how important canned food is to our cause. For struggling families, canned foods provide a balanced meal with proteins, vegetables, and fruit. We have food pantries in 14 schools that we need to keep supplied every week. That's [...]