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Provision Packs Receives $8K Donation from Grind Gastropub & Kona Tiki Bar Charity Event
By: Provision Packs
"We are incredibly grateful for this donation from Kevin, Scott, and their team," said Carrie. "They are truly helping close the gap on childhood hunger with this donation - it will provide approximately 1,142 bags of food to the hungry children in our community, that's over 11,000 meals...that's truly amazing," Carrie added.
The organization is planning their own fundraiser in May – 'The River Scramble - ParTee on the Halifax'. The event will include floating greens, golf boats and biodegradable fish food balls make the event the "par-tee" on the water. There are no golf carts, only boats. Each foursome travels by boat from tee to tee, with a designated driver/caddy, Boats are docked and golfers come ashore to tee off at the designated nine river front tee locations. More information and registration can be found at https://www.provisionpacks.org/
Provision Packs is an outreach that fills backpacks with well rounded meals, cooking instructions and hygiene items to the children of our local community that experience hunger on nights and weekends when free or reduced school breakfast and lunch are not available. They currently have nine participating schools, and five feeding partners. In 2019/2020, they packed 11,618 bags, which equaled 104,562 meals, and fed 340 kids per week.
Donation and volunteer opportunities can be found at https://www.provisionpacks.org/