Food insecure children within the free and reduced lunch population are identified by school administrators.
A permission slip agreement with families participating in the project is completed.
There is no cost to either the schools or the participating families for the food .
The weekend meals are bagged by volunteers and delivered to the schools where the meals are discreetly placed in their book bags by school personnel.
The food bags contain nutritious, child-friendly, self-serving foods that are selected using the Feed America guidelines and best practices.
With the support of local food vendors, the cost is estimated to be approximately $6.00 per bag. $200 per student per year or $25 per month, per child.