Coming to Art Walk? Please consider bringing a grocery bag of non-perishable food for the Greenwood Food Bank! They are gearing up for the summer months when school is not in session and more children go hungry.
In the past two years, Art Walk has collected 1,461 pounds of food for the Greenwood Food Bank: 509 pounds last year, and a whopping 952 pounds in 2012. Let's beat our 2012 record, and aim for collecting 1,000 pounds of food for hungry kids!
Some ideas for what to put in your bag:
- peanut butter and other nut butters
- canned tuna
- mixed nuts packages
- trail mix
- 100% juice boxes
- single serving applesauce
- single serving instant oatmeal
- pudding cups
- soups and stews
- beef sticks and turkey jerky
- granola bars
- 100% fruit rolls
- small cans of fruit
- cup of noodles
- raisin boxes and other dried fruits
- small cans of pork & beans
- shelf-stable cow's milk, soy milk, or rice milk
Cynthia Cantrill is the new Program Supervisor a the Greenwood Food Bank. She will be on hand to thank you for your donation and answer questions about the food bank's operations. You can also find out about Daniel Bagley's summer partnership with the food bank. Did you know that Bagley volunteers harvest organic produce from the school garden throughout the summer and donate it to the Greenwood Food Bank? Stay tuned for more information on how you can be involved in the school garden's summer watering and harvesting program!
Thanks for helping!