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August 5, 2013
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Thank you to all who help feed the needy

Editor: During our third full academic school year, the Douglas County Backpack Buddies Consortium, in partnership with Minden Rotary Club Foundation, served 11 schools and over 500 children with weekend backpacks of non-perishable food. These backpacks consistently meet the minimum USDA requirements of calories for the seven meals over the weekend. In total, we distributed over 100,000 pounds of food. We also distributed 900 hygiene packets to 12 schools and supported six school nurses with regular deliveries of snacks, juice and other nutritional products. Our community has been very generous with food and financial donations, which allow us to be …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 5, 2013 09:41AM Published Aug 5, 2013 09:36AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.