Boy Scouts set up meals drive for the Good Shepherd Middle to assist feed the kids
MADISONVILLE, Tennessee (WVLT) – Madisonville Boy Scout Troop 10 has organized a meals drive for the Good Shepard Middle. All meals collected will profit the Good Shepard Middle Child-Pleasant Meals program.
“This program is designed to offer further meals for kids who’re Good Shepherd shoppers when faculties are closed. Every youngster receives breakfast, lunch and a snack day-after-day throughout faculty holidays. As well as, for college students collaborating in digital studying, every youngster receives the identical menu choices, to make sure that each youngster is fed at residence and to ease the burden of pricey grocery payments ” , we learn in a press launch.
Good Shepherd Director Tina Smith mentioned: “The Boy Scouts have been actually profitable, the demand for extra meals, particularly for the kids in County Monroe, is big. I wish to say thanks! “
Along with this contribution, Good Shepard additionally receives further meals from Little Caesars, Walmart, Cut price Barn and different teams which are a part of the “Good Shepard EMPOWER Partnership” program which permits corporations to assist the middle present free meals and clothes for kids. in want.
The middle at present serves about 1,500 folks per 30 days and distributes about 30,000 kilos of meals per 30 days.
“We give attention to winter and summer time wants, however the want for meals distribution by no means adjustments,” mentioned Margaret Cummings, chair of the centre’s board.
You’ll be able to assist Good Shepherd with donations right here.
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