Food for Kids: School Backpack Program

School will look a lot different this year.  But one thing remains the same:  the need for healthy, nutritious food.  

Our Food for Kids:  School Backpack Program makes a real difference in the lives of impoverished families by providing free weekly deliveries of child-friendly, nutritious food to local schools for children who've been referred to our program by their teachers and counselors.  

Our program provides easily prepared meals to utilize during weekends away from other resources, such as free breakfast and lunch programs.  Although every school year presents a challenge to meet the needs of the children referred to us from Martinsville & Henry County schools, this year will be our greatest challenge yet.  

We are formulating a plan to get food to the rural communities our schools serve, while pivoting with the ever-changing school plans, deciding whether students will be a hybrid in-person / online, or a temporarily online only instruction environment.  

As we prepare to face the challenges presented to our youth this year, consider partnering with us in the cause.  We need your help more than ever!  

Visit hungerfreemhc.org to learn more about what we do everyday to make an impact on our community's future.

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Travis Adkins 
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Ridgeway, VA
Community Store House (Community Storehouse) 
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