Provides meals to all K - 8th grade students at:
Sudduth Elementary (Pre K-1st)
East Elementary (Alternative)
West Elementary (Pre K-5th)
Henderson Ward Stewart Elementary (2nd-4th)
Overstreet Elementary (5th)
Armstrong Middle School (6th-8th)
To bring the community together to stop hunger in Starkville
We are working with over 200 volunteers from 19 local organizations.
To plant seeds of volunteerism and giving back to the community
We work with elementary children in a local Girl Scout group, a Jr. High and Sr. High youth group, MSU college students as well as adults of all ages.
Reduce hunger in the Starkville School District by providing a referred student with 4 nutritious meals per weekend during the school year.
Reduce obesity and promote better food selection
Improve school attendance
Improve attention spans
Improve overall health
Provide a situation for a student to feel cared about
Improve a students self-esteem
how you can help:
Collect specific items and pack meals
Make a donation to purchase meals from MFN and fresh fruit
Work with fundraising
Distribute meals into backpacks
Moving meals to schools
Assisting with The Family Food Pantry night
Collecting canned food for The Family Food Pantry
Call 323-5722 to connect
with Susan Tomlinson,
Click on "give online" in the upper right hand corner.
Go to Helping Those in Need, fill in the
amount, and in the box to the right put "Backpack." Thanks for your support!