|Close Date||Any time before the event ends or when space runs out.|
|Shared With||Manna Food Center|
|Age Limit||All Ages|
In 2005, Manna founded the Smart Sacks initiative which partners Manna Food, businesses and organizations, and elementary schools. Together we provide the children with backpacks full of kid‐friendly food every Friday so they have food on the weekends when there are no school meals to sustain them. The Smart Sacks program currently operates in more than 50 elementary schools, feeding more than 1,600 children each week. Smart Sacks is a perfect example of how a community comes together to solve a problem. Smart Sacks is an important component to breaking the cycle of hunger and poverty and provides children with the opportunity to learn and succeed at school.
Montgomery College's Offices of Student Life and Service-Learning Program currently support the following schools:
Through Manna Food, Montgomery College students on all three campuses help over a hundred children every week.
TO VOLUNTEER, contact your campus service-learning coordinator.
DROP-IN VOLUNTEERS are needed to help pack sacks on campus. Contact your campus service-learning coordinator about your campus schedule.
SMART SACKS STUDENT LEADERS serve for one or more semesters and:
If you would like to serve on your campus Manna Food leadership team, contact your campus service-learning coordinator.
|Causes||Children & Youth Education & Literacy Hunger Poverty & Basic Needs|
272 Positions Filled | 170 Impacts | 197 Hours