For two years in a row, 350 students in Poway and Escondido arrived at school with full bellies and alert minds ready to learn, thanks to Backpacks for Kids program managed by Unite North County Inland.
With the transition to fall season, the spirit of giving gets our creative juices flowing. Here are 5 fun ways to help channel that joyful spirit and creativity to help #crushfoodinsecurity in our schools!
Can You Help Out Valley H.S. Students for a Couple Hours a Month? Please Let Us Know! Your time is precious to us! To get involved, please fill out the form below with your information and preferred Wednesday of the month. Request is for volunteers on the 2nd and 4th
"The goal is to send students home each Friday with a backpack filled with enough food for them and their families over the weekend" Elizabeth Marie Himchak, of the San Diego Union-Tribune, highlighted UniteNCI in her feature article on April 25, 2018, in which she writes, "A new nonprofit organization
"I often find those that do not know where their next meal is coming from live right in our neighborhoods"
"Eliminating food insecurity in our communities is not an easy problem to solve, but there is still much that can be done!"