Weekend Pantry Program in Appalachia

$725 $9,275
Raised Remaining


Feed a child during times he/she is not at school, such as weekends, school holiday breaks and summer vacation. This program will help alleviate hunger and allow a child to focus on learning.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

For many children in Appalachia, balanced meals are only available when school is in session. Learning can be difficult enough without an empty stomach. Help feed a hungry child child in Appalachia during times not at school and allow a young student to focus on learning. Children should not have to wonder where their next meal will come from and the Weekend Pantry Program will alleviate such worries.

How will this project solve this problem?

Supporting the Weekend Pantry Program will provide food to a child at times when sustenance might not otherwise be available.

Potential Long Term Impact

By helping a child you are making an investment in their future that will benefit them for a lifetime. Your financial support can help meet the basic needs that every child deserves and bring about lasting change to children worldwide.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $725

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $725 .  The original project funding goal was $10,000.


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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Ronald Carter

President and CEO
Richmond, VA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Weekend Pantry Program in Appalachia
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