Preparing Children for Success in School
Together with these incredible partners, we’ve delivered over 16,000 bags, each containing five meals. This means volunteers have provided over 80,000 meals for children in need to date.
Helping Hands Solution Center
Providing staple food items to our community.
Child Nutrition Coalition: Skagit 1095
Supporting programs to eliminate child hunger.
Helping Bring the CHOW program to families in need.
Riding to Raise Funds
Sedro-Woolley teacher, Elizabeth Campbell Jenkins rode her bike across the United States in support of the CHOW program and other efforts to feed hungry children. Liz chronicled her journey in a blog entitled, Beautiful Exhaustion, where she details the people and places she visited along the way. Thank you Liz for your dedication to feed hungry children in Skagit County.
A Child not getting enough to eat on a regular basis can delay brain development and the child's ability to learn. - (Tufts University Center on Hunger, Poverty and Nutrition Policy) Over half of Skagit families must choose between buying groceries and paying rent....read more
The Skagit County 1095 Club is a group of engaged parents, citizens and representatives from state and local government agencies, educational institutions and other food- and youth-related organizations. We support programs aimed at eliminating childhood hunger in...read more
Over 50% of the school children in Skagit County qualify for free/reduced lunch. Most elementary schools in Sedro-Woolley and Mount Vernon have over 70% of their students on free/reduced lunch. This means their families are very low income and frequently have to...read more