Volunteers were busy Wednesday, September 10 packing the first of many BackPacks for the children of DeSoto County. 28 volunteers packed 1176 BackPacks of high protein canned and pre-packaged food for elementary and middle school aged children. The BackPacks will go home with the children beginning this Friday, September 12, and the program will continue throughout the 2014-15 school year. “This is a great program”, said one of the Adult Education volunteers. “There are many children who will benefit.”
If you would like to volunteer an hour of your time, every other Wednesday, this is a great opportunity. The reward that you will gain surmounts the hour of your time that you spend!
This program is made possible through a working partnership of Mosaic, DeSoto County Education Foundation, School District of DeSoto County and All Faiths Food Bank. Our goal is that no child should worry about having food or go hungry over the weekend.
Email Director@DeSotoEducationFoundation.com for a packing date schedule or for more information. Donations to this program made be made directly at www.DeSotoEducatioFoundation.com and all donations are tax-deductible.