This holiday season, WRR is pleased to announce a partnership with The Bean Bag Food Program. This program provides the basic nutrition that children need to focus and be successful in school. One in four students in the Souderton Area School District are faced with food insecurity. During school days, children receive a nutritious breakfast and lunch. On weekends and holiday breaks, food may be scarce or even non -existent. The Bean Bag Food Program strives to provide continuous nutrition by providing identified students with weekend packs filled with breakfast, lunch and snack items. Currently, 200 students in the Souderton Area Elementary Schools and Indian Crest Middle School receive weekend packs. Throughout the month of December, we will be collecting donations in both the Souderton and Harleysville offices. The food collection list for this year includes: Kraft Macaroni n Cheese Original Dinners, 2.05 oz cups; Nature Valley Protein Bars, Peanut Butter & Dark Chocolate; Quaker Instant Oatmeal Packets – any flavor; Carnation Breakfast Essentials High Protein, Rich Milk Chocolate; Applesauce – Unsweetened, 24 oz plastic jar; Orville Light Butter Microwave Popcorn (other brands can be substituted but must be light butter); Materne 2 % Milk or Parmalat 2% Milk, one quart, non-refrigerated; Peanut Butter – Creamy, 18 oz plastic jar; Fruit Cups 4 oz cups; Pepperidge Farms Goldfish Cheddar Crackers or Pretzels, 6.6 oz bag.
All financial contributions made to the Bean Bag Food Program go towards the purchase of food for the children. A gift of $400 will ensure one child has a good meal seven days a week for the entire school year. Checks may be sent to: Zion Mennonite Church 149 Cherry Lane Souderton Pa 18964 memo: BBFP. For additional information, visit https://zionmennonite.org/.