The New Albany chapter of Blessings in a Backpack held their operate to elevate revenue to feed hungry kids on weekends.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Runners strike the streets in New Albany, Indiana for the to start with “Be a Blessing” 5K Enjoyment Run.
The operate rewards Blessings in a Backpack Floyd County chapter.
The corporation aids feed far more than 1,500 elementary school college students weekly and the money lifted for the duration of Saturday’s operate will assist with the induce.
Katie Stein, who is effective with New Albany Floyd County Educational institutions as a social worker, explained she sees the have to have firsthand each and every working day.
“We’re normally on the lookout for diverse ways to fulfill the need to have for all those college students to supply food stuff on the weekends,” she reported.
In accordance to Blessings in a Backpack, just one in 6 small children struggles with obtain to foodstuff for the 65 hours they are not in faculty. The team can make it their mission to make certain kids have entire bellies in excess of the weekend.
The resources elevated will go instantly to assisting feed the little ones.