YES! Backpack Program

YES! Backpack Program

In partnership with Greenwich Central School administration, the Greenwich PTSA and the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, CFC fills backpacks each week that go home with students over the weekend and on breaks to make sure they come back to school fed and ready to learn.

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Resources

To learn more, visit the Regional Food Bank’s Backpack site: BackPack Program

To learn more about how hunger affects children’s ability to learn, follow the link to these articles:

3 Ways Nutrition Influences Learning Potential and School Performance

How Diet and Nutrition Impact a Child’s Ability to Learn