/Tag: Barb Pitfido
30 04, 2013

BackPack at JFK Elementary School in Winooski

2017-11-08T16:17:07-04:00

On a windy day in April, we spoke with Barb Pitfido, BackPack Site Coordinator at JFK Elementary School in Winooski, about what the BackPack Program means to kids on the weekends and vacations. We even caught the Sodexo team in action. Sodexo staff at UVM pack the Winooski school backpacks and deliver them to JFK. [...]

BackPack at JFK Elementary School in Winooski2017-11-08T16:17:07-04:00
13 04, 2013

BackPack Voices from Winooski, Brattleboro and Rutland

2017-11-08T16:17:07-04:00

Many Vermont kids rely on school breakfasts, free or reduced lunches and after-school programming for their meals during the week. On the weekends and during vacations, though, a food insecure household may have to stretch its resources even farther with kids at home all day. The Vermont Foodbank BackPack Program helps alleviate childhood hunger during [...]

BackPack Voices from Winooski, Brattleboro and Rutland2017-11-08T16:17:07-04:00