Long Meadow Fifth Graders Count Change and Blessings in a Backpack

Long Meadow Elementary fifth-grade students gathered together to count change and pack food for Blessings in a Backpack (blessingsinabackpackmi.org), an organization that helps students who receive reduced or free lunch within the Rochester Community School district. More than 30 fifth-graders, along with their parents, packed more than 225 bags of food provided in part by Meijer, to be distributed to students as meals for the weekend. The effort is one of many planned to help others in the … [Read more...]