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Feeding Children in the Music City

For 25 years, Charlie Traylor has served the metro school system of Nashville, Tennessee. Currently, she is the school counselor at Shwab Elementary School, located a few miles outside of downtown Nashville. ...
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Kids Helping Kids

The Frances Xavier Warde School (FXW) works to instill a sense of responsibility in its students for the world they will inherit. This school year, students in grades pre-K through 3rd grade are packing 175 bac...
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Combating Food Insecurity in the City of Alexandria

Francis C. Hammond Middle School is now one of the newest participants in the Blessings In a Backpack (BIB) program, thanks to the new partnership between Communities In School of NOVA, the United Way of the Na...
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Trivia night buzzes in over $20,000

Blessings in a Backpack-Lake Orion hosted their 3rd Annual Trivia Night to a sold-out crowd of more than 300 people. Blessings in a Backpack is aimed at raising money to provide food for those children in th...
Holly Ball 2015

Holly Ball raises $320,000 for children’s charities

Event: 2015 Holly Ball Presented by: Barrington Children's Charities Benefiting: The Blessings in a Backpack Program, which feeds young students in need throughout all eight of District 220's elementary s...
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They are ensuring fellow students don’t go hungry

The concept is simple enough for a kindergartner to understand: If someone is hungry, give them food. That’s exactly what students at Alphonsus Academy and Center for the Arts, 1439 W. Wellington Ave., are d...