Wyoming Food For Thought Project Hosting City-Wide Food Drive For Local Kids
Wyoming Food for Thought Project is gearing up for back to school. They are need of help as they are stocking the shelves to ready for a targeted 4,800 meals to go out each and every weekend during the school year.
Townsquare Media is partnering once again to help feed local kids and what's more, bring hope to the lives of children who live in some tough situations.
Jamie Purcell, executive director for Wyoming Food for Thought Project stated:
It's an incredible thing to hear about the impact a single weekend food bag can have on a child's life.
Over 3,000 children live with hunger on a regular basis right here in Natrona County. That number climbs to over 26,000 statewide. With a wide network of organizations working to combat this issue, Food for Thought's community based weekend food bag program is making a difference. Since the inception of their organization 6.5 years ago, they have seen an increase in graduation rates, and an overall more positive approach to making sure all children have equal access to food.
Join Townsquare Media and Wyoming Food for Thought Project as we hold a City-Wide Food Drive on Saturday, August 24th, 2019 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. Teams of volunteers will be hosting donation sites at:
- Walmart (CY)
- Albertsons (CY)
- Albertsons (Hilltop)
- Natural Grocers
Food and also financial contributions will be accepted. While all food donated is appreciated and used, the food bag program is always in need of:
- fruit cups
- granola bars
- cracker packs
- canned vegetables
Just $5 provides one child with a bag that contains breakfast, lunch, and dinner for 2 days, helping to bridge a very wide gap of food access for local kids.
For more information visit www.wyfftp.org.