Student Lunch Debt Project

After seeing a stranger pay off people's layaways at the holiday, I wanted to do something impactful for my own community so I turned to my local school districts student lunch debt. It turns out they had a balance of $232,000 that has accrued over a couple of years.

Since that time, I have raised $48,000 to make a dent in this big bill.

Because I live in Boulder, there is a common misperception that everyone is flush with cash. In fact, we have many working poor and our poverty line rate rests near 20% in the county.

Due to the overwhelming success of this initiative combined with the need for a less cumbersome way to give, I have started this go fund me as a way for people to easily give $4 or more.

Many of you have written to me and asked how I got started, here are some additional links that chart my progress:

Finally, please know my own 501c3 is in the works and I have plans for a larger initiative that will make the national case that all school lunch should be free. We nourish kid's minds for free, why not their bodies?

Thank you all!


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  • Anonymous 
    • $10 
    • 5 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $400 
    • 5 mos
  • Elizabeth Alexander 
    • $505 
    • 6 mos
  • Lee Goodfriend 
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Chris Thatcher  
    • $100 
    • 6 mos


Katherine Lacroix 
Boulder, CO
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