Empowering Children and Fighting Hunger One Backpack at a Time

  • 41 percent of school age children in Kettering qualify for the free/reduced lunch program

  • 700 students in Kettering receive nutritional bags of food to sustain them over the weekend when school breakfasts and lunches are not available.

  • 19 elementary/middle schools in Kettering are being served.

  • Counselors choose the at-risk students who need weekend nutrition.

  • The school counselors place bags of food discreetly in the student's backpacks on Fridays.

  • Every week we provide the children with individual servings of fruit cups, prepared pudding, vegetables, cereal, applesauce, microwavable ravioli, mac & cheese and 100% fruit juice.

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We empower Kettering school-age children to overcome obstacles caused by poverty

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We are proud to be the Winner of the 2018 Wright State Nonprofit Leadership Alliance award

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