Auburn Community Helping Hands is ready to start its 33rd year. In 2019 a new program called Trojans Food4Kids is being added. This program will begin the last week of September. It is a program for children in need in the school district which will provide food for meals every other weekend. A committee has formed a list of students who qualify.
During the week they receive breakfast and lunch at the school, but there are no resources for them on the weekend. This type of program is currently being done at other local schools. These non-perishable foods (ex: breakfast bars, SpaghettiOs, and crackers) will be distributed at the school to approximately 80 students. They will receive the plastic food bags on the last day of the school week.
Trojans Food4Kids appreciates the help we have received from Dave Farris and his students for building shelves to store the non-perishable foods at the Auburn Food Pantry. They also appreciate Auburn Sav-A-Lot for donating the plastic bags that will come home with the student’s food items. Melissa Warwick, the district social worker, has been instrumental in helping get this program started.
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