Thank you to the Chadd and Jeffrey from the Eddie Yeatts Memorial Foundation who delivered a check for $4,800! The Foundation hosted a golf tournament over the summer and shared part of the proceeds with Micah's Backpack for food purchases. The gift equals 5,760 meals plus snacks!
The CVC has kicked off for 2016! Thank you to everyone in the Virginia Tech community who designated us at #07544, shared time, or the story of Micah's Backpack. We'd like to have your support for the new year-- and 100% of your gift goes to feeding kids in our community! http://www.cvc.hr.vt.edu/donate/index.html
Olivia Hodge was nominated by Jackie Dobson, a staff member at Blacksburg High School, for the Leading Lights Award. According to the Leading Lights organization, "Olivia is known as a compassionate and graceful community leader, who has been volunteering for more than 12 years. While enrolled at Blacksburg High School, Olivia used her strengths as [...]
Workplace giving campaigns are in full swing through the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) and the United Way. You can designate Micah’s Backpack in this campaign and your contribution helps Micah’s Backpack share meals and snacks with kids. 100% of gifts go toward food purchases. Use these numbers to designate MBP: CVC # 07544 United [...]
Really easy to sign up for AmazonSmile to support Micah's Backpack. Follow the pictures to sign up. Amazon will automatically share .5% of your purchases so we can keep the food shelves stocked. Follow the picture steps Below: 1. Go to smile.amazon.com 2. Enter St Michael Blacksburg in the charitable organization search bar. 3. When [...]
According to the No Kid Hungry campaign, 62 percent of America's teachers regularly see kids who come to school hungry because they aren't getting enough to eat at home. In southwest Virginia alone, there are hundreds of children who leave school Friday afternoon without knowing where their next meal is coming from. Through the Commonwealth [...]