‘A great example of community’: Group starts weekend food bag program for Thoreau students

Scott Girard – Capital Times – Jan 11, 2020

Each Friday morning, people at Westminster Presbyterian Church take turns filling 50 green bags with food and juice boxes and bring them down the street to Thoreau Elementary School.

The bags contain a breakfast, lunch and snack item for each of Saturday and Sunday and are delivered to student lockers, where students can bring them home to help their families eat over the weekend. The Weekend Food Bag program is new this year at Thoreau and was a community-led effort, school social worker Laura Glaub said.

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