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Tuesday, January 21, 2020 24 Tevet 5780

9:00 AM - 12:00 PMCongregation Or Atid

Weekends Without Hunger

Congregation Or Atid NEEDS VOLUNTEERS! 

January 21, 2020

Please contact the following people if you can volunteer (3) hours to assist in making backpacks:

Sandy Weiner, sandybethweiner@gmail.com - (804) 513-6153   

Merle, Kahn,  kahnms@comcast.net - (804) 363-4584

When students leave school for the weekend, the last thing they should have to worry about is how they are going to get their next meal. Thanks to Feed More’s BackPack program, weekends are worry free for our region’s kids!  The BackPack Program provides chronically hungry children with a BackPack filled with six nutritious, child-friendly, nonperishable meals to fill the gap some children face on weekends. In the year ahead, more than 80,000 BackPacks will reach 2,000 children weekly during the school year. - See more at: https://feedmore.org/

Feed More’s BackPack program provides children who don’t have enough to eat with nutritious, easy-to-prepare food at times when other resources are not available.  The concept is simple: children at risk of weekend hunger receive a bag of food that is child-friendly, nutritious, nonperishable and easy to eat. Partnering with local schools, BackPacks are distributed every Friday so that children have meals for the weekend.

Each BackPack provides enough food that a child can easily assemble into six healthy meals. This helps ensure that children will have food over the weekend and return to school on Monday ready to learn.

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