for local food-insecure school children. The campaign ran July through August, 2021.
“To say we are pleased with the results of our Pack the ‘Pack campaign is an understatement,” said Alice Frazier, President and CEO of BCT. “This effort was initiated at the last minute due to the emergency need of food-insecure children in our markets. Their need resonated so loudly with our employees and customers that the campaign grew well beyond our hopes. I am very proud of our customers, employees, and local communities for rallying together to raise over two times our original goal. Thousands of local children will be fed because we joined together as neighbors in a fight to end food-insecurity in our local communities.”
BCTCares partnered with local backpack program charities for this campaign. These partners will purchase and distribute food to local school children using the funds donated, filling over 8,600 backpacks with food. The local backpack program partners are:
To learn more about the BCTCares Foundation and its BCTCares For The Hungry initiatives, visit BCTCares.