Food For Kids





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Darien

Total Budget: $18,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: General

Summary: Give weekend bags of age-appropriate food to area elementary-age food-insecure children every Friday during the school year.

Target Completion Date (enter in Description section):

Project runs Sept 2019 - May 2020

Number of Rotarians Participating: 25 (entire club)

Number of Non-Rotarians Benefiting" 195 - 205

The project involves purchasing kid-friendly and shelf-stable food in bulk then breaking that down into one child, one-weekend packages. These are provided to the schools for discreet distribution to designated needy children on Fridays. The goal is to enable the children to hit the ground running when they arrive at school on Monday.

School districts supported are:

District 61 Mark Delay and Lace Elementary Schools

District 63 Concord Elementary and Cass Junior High Schools

District 180 Anne M Jeans Elementary School

Project Contact Person

District: 6450

Rotary Club of: Darien

Primary Contact: Chris Gerrib

Email: cgerrib@comcast.net

Project Status

Fully Pledged
This project is "Fully Pledged". This means the amount of the pledges is equal to the total budget of the project. Now the project needs to be finalized and go through the club signature process. This process gets started on the administration page.

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Darien (6450)









DDF contributions in grey are pending approval of the corresponding district committee.

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History Log Entries


by Chris Gerrib

System Entry: Creation of project page.

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