TITLE

Backpacks to Fight Hunger

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;12/1/2006, Vol. 76 Issue 12, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the BackPack club, a program in a school in Tyler, Texas. School children in the program are given backpacks full of donated food every Friday to take home. The club's goal is to help children who face hunger by giving free meals to eat on the weekend. Program director Robert Bush said that BackPack clubs throughout the U.S. help as many as 35,000 school children each week.
ACCESSION #
23240171

 

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