Summer Backpack Hunger Relief Program To Benefit Local Food Banks

Winnie Wright
July 18, 2014

Valdosta, GA - According to Second Harvest Food Bank, one out of three South Georgia children don't know where their next meal will come from.

To prepare for the back-to-school season, Winn Dixie and Second Harvest have launched the "Summer Backpack Hunger Relief Program."

"Every week throughout the school year, kids can have their backpacks filled with needed food fort the weekend, so it's something that will take place throughout the entire school year, from this product that's coming from Winn Dixie and Harvey's. So everything you do in the stores this summer, will help us provide food for the rest of the year for these children", says Doug Griner, with Second Harvest of South Georgia.

Griner says donations are accepted at all local Winn Dixie and Harvey's stores from now until August 19th.


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