What we do:
1. Provide supplemental & emergency food to approximately 1,700 families in Madison County and 800 families in Estill County.
2. C.S.F.P. Commodity Supplemental Food Program, helping 180 seniors have a more nutritional diet to improve their health.
3. Backpack Program: Serving 19 schools in Madison County with approximately 2,400 backpacks of weekend food and 5 schools in Estill County with approximately 800 backpacks of weekend food.
The Backpack program began in 2008, in partnership with teachers, parents and church groups. Children in need are confidentially identified by their teachers, and receive a returnable backpack filled with useful food such as ravioli, soup, fruit snacks, chips, cereal bars, cereal, popcorn, and other smacks, for the weekend. Currently 19 Madison County schools are involved in this program distributing approximately 2,400 backpacks monthly, and asking for more.
4. Childrens summer feeding programs:
a. Supplying food to local children in the summer.
b. Crock Pots for Kids
c. Richmond Teen Center