In North Carolina, 1 in 4 children is at risk for hunger.
Again this holiday season you have a chance to support 88.5 WFDD and The Second Harvest Food Bank with one donation. For a limited time, when you support WFDD with a pledge in any amount, Ralph Lauren will donate a backpack full of food to The BackPack Program of the Second Harvest Food Bank, providing a backpack of nutritious food for a child in need.
Feeding America BackPack Program: A national program of Feeding America, the BackPack Program aims to address childhood hunger in rural and urban communities by providing school children at risk of hunger with backpacks of nutritious, kid-friendly foods to take home over the weekends during the school year.
You can learn more by watching the following stories, brought to you by our partners at C&S Wholesale Grocers. How can a child focus on solving a math problem or memorizing a new word when she or he is trying to ignore the persistent pangs of hunger?