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Blessings in a Backpack Looks to End Hunger

March 10, 2014
Blessings in a Backpack Looks to End Hunger

  PLYMOUTH – When the school bell rings at the end of the day on Friday, for many Plymouth children that means a long weekend of hunger.  Volunteers at Blessings in a Backpack hope to end that routine for as many children as possible. Blessings in a Backpack is a program that provides food...
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Museum Collecting for Blessings In A Backpack

December 3, 2013
Museum Collecting for Blessings In A Backpack

  12/04/13 The Marshall County Museum in downtown Plymouth will be collecting monetary donations and snack item at the Museum for the Blessing in a Backpack. This program feeds 200 students each weekend in the Plymouth School System. A Blessing in a Backpack consists of two breakfasts, two lunches, two snacks and drinks to get those...
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Plymouth Rotary Club Donates to “Blessings in a Backpack”

September 5, 2013

09/06/13 Thursday morning several members of the Plymouth Rotary Club joined the founders and volunteers of “Blessings in a Backpack” to help pack this month’s food packages.  Ellen Stillson and Chris Garner started the program three years ago with just 25 children at Menominee Elementary School.  Blessings in a Backpack is now serving 200...
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REQUEST FOR DONATIONS BEARS FRUIT

March 7, 2013
REQUEST FOR DONATIONS BEARS FRUIT

  03/08/13 Plymouth Kiwanians are always working hard to help area children. When they heard Chris Garner speak last month about how Blessings in a Backpack keeps local kids from going hungry each weekend, they jumped into action. Garner told the Kiwanians that Blessings in a Backpack feeds 200 kids each weekend from Plymouth’s...
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7th Grader Helps “Blessings In A Backpack”

October 10, 2012
7th Grader Helps “Blessings In A Backpack”

  10/11/12 It is difficult to imagine in our close-knit, happy community there are children who go to bed hungry.  But it is a fact.  And this fact was brought to the attention of Miller’s Senior Living Community residents as 7th grader Autumn Wilson explained her passion for the “Blessings In A Backpack” program....
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Blessings in a Backpack at Menominee Elementary

May 20, 2012
Blessings in a Backpack at Menominee Elementary

  05/21/12 Twenty-four Menominee Elementary School students in need are not without food over the weekends during the school-year as a result of Blessings in a Backpack. After successfully completing the “6 month pilot program” Chris Garner and Ellen Stillson want to get the word out about this program that sends a backpack home...
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