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Beth Shalom has started a Community Action program called the Backpack Buddies’ Program to feed hungry children each week.  We are partnering with Kingsley Elementary School, a Title 1 school, where children receive free breakfast and/or free lunch each day.  Unfortunately, many of these children have little or nothing to eat over the weekends and their next real meal may be Monday morning when they return to school.

How can you help?  We need volunteers to pick up food from the Atlanta Food Bank and retail outlets (when necessary)….assist in packing the food….and to deliver the food to  Kingsley Elementary. And of course, we will need funds to support the program.  Any donation is greatly appreciated and can be sent to the Office with a notation that it is for Backpack Buddies. You may wish to support one child for the entire school year for $180.

Foods needed: Single Serve and non - parrishable items :Juice Boxes, Milk, Cereal, Snacks (individually wrapped), Proteins (tuna, beans & franks) vegetables. You can drop your donation in the bin in the education wing.

This is a real mitzvah program for our Synagogue to give back and participate in our community.  If you are interested in participating, please call or e-mail Samra or Ronald Robbins as they are co-chairing the Backpack Buddies’ program.

Samra….(912) 844-9127 or samrarobbins@gmail.com

Ronald…(912) 272-6245 or robbin_r@bellsouth.net

Sat, November 17 2018 9 Kislev 5779