The Backpack Program

The backpack program 1 (002)In October 2015, 30 Maplewood students and faculty members piled into the small Common Cup office to pack meals for 300 kids in the Hutchinson community.  A program called “Hunger Free McLeod County” supplies weekend meals for 300 Kindergarten to3rd graders who come from low income families in the cities of Hutchinson and Glencoe.  Our eager group packed 300 bags of food with enough goodies to last an entire weekend.  After the bags were packed, they were sent to area schools where teachers could slip the lunch bags into the students’ backpacks – giving this project it’s nickname, The Backpack Program.

Laura Cummings, Maplewood Academy Registrar and V.P. of Student Life

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