Nourishing Our Neighbors Receives $50,000 Grant

Nourishing Our Neighbors Receives $50,000 Grant
Posted on 08/16/2021
Suffolk Public Schools received a grant of $50,000 for the Nourishing Our Neighbors mobile food pantry. Nourishing Our Neighbors was previously hosted at Booker T. Washington Elementary. With the grant funds, the Food and Nutrition team will be able to host the food pantry at both Booker T. Washington Elementary and Col. Fred Cherry Middle.

For the 2020-2021 school year, Nourishing Our Neighbors had a total of seven distributions, which fed 2,271 children in 1,847 households. The Food and Nutrition Services team sent a total of 56,655 pounds of food, which equals to 47,213 meals.

Mark your calendars for the 2021-22 Nourishing Our Neighbors event dates!

September 23
October 28
November 18
December 16
January 27
February 24
March 24
April 28
May 26

*Events will be held from 4 pm - 6 pm at both school locations (BTWES & CFCMS) simultaneously.