Nearly half of the students at Eaton Elementary School qualify for the free or reduced price lunch program, which helps keep them fed during the school week. However, when they go home for extended breaks—such as Fall Break, Christmas, and Spring Break—they and their families often face food shortages.
To help alleviate these shortages over these extended school breaks, Two Rivers Church helps buy, package, and transport food to Eaton Elementary for the school officials to then distribute to selected families.
This opportunity is suitable for either groups or individuals. Possible activites include:
These events take place one full week before Fall, Christmas, and Spring Break. Food packing typically takes place on Friday afternoon or evening. Food distribution takes place on Saturday morning.
The next food packing day will be Friday, December 13 at 6:30 p.m. The food will be distributed on Saturday, December 14 from 9:00 a.m. until about 11:00 a.m. Both packing and distribution take place at the 2RC Harrison Lane Campus.