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According to Feeding America, an organization that provides food assistance programs to those facing the struggles of hunger across the U.S., nearly 13 million children residing in the U.S. today, face hunger. The effects of hunger on children, especially those younger than early ages of three, are especially prone to consequences that can affect their well-being for the [...]
We pleased to announce that BackPack Beginnings (BPB) will receive $21,909.91 from the 2019 Kirkwood 5K. The money raised will be able to feed 146 hungry kids in Guilford County every weekend during the school year. What an amazing impact we can make when we all come together! Thank you for your support of this [...]
You made this year amazing-- our largest yet! As we transition from one school year to the next we’d like to take this opportunity to celebrate our accomplishments. Thanks to your support we have expanded our programs to TEN! This school year, our volunteers and supporters touched the lives of over 8,900 children. We provided [...]
The end of the school year means the beginning of summer feeding at BackPack Beginnings, and we can't do it without YOUR help! We have a TON of needs from warehouse volunteers to delivery volunteers. Sign up for one, two or more shifts and help us feed children all summer! https://backpackbeginnings.org/summer-feeding/ We will be distributing [...]