Cavin hopes to obtain additional grant funds and donations of nonperishable food items in order to expand and implement the weekend food program into the Baldwin County public school system by the next school year.
“Community organizations and churches can donate food or funds. It would be wonderful to have this program at every school in the county,” Cavin said. “If children have their nutritional needs met, then they do better in school and go through the day with enough energy. We’re hoping that by providing additional food over the weekend, students will have more security about having enough to eat and won’t come to school so hungry.”
For more information about the pilot food program, or to donate funds or food items, contact Cavin at 478-457-2000.
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