Join Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg, Maury Principal Lucretia Jackson, the organizers of Maury’s “Blessings in a Backpack” program and the greater Maury community Thursday at 8 a.m. in front of Maury to celebrate National Blessings in a Backpack Day!
This fantastic program helps make sure that eligible students are fed on the weekends throughout the school year. Mayor Silberberg and Ms. Jackson will say a few words about the program and we will be taking food donations.
Interested in donating? Approved BIB donation items are:
Individual packs of oatmeal
Cheese stuffed crackers
Chef Boyardee – single serving
Mac-n-Cheese – single serving
Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice
Gummy fruit snacks – single serving
Canned chicken, tuna or sausages
Individual packs of jello or pudding
Individual packs of pretzels, crackers, etc.
Individual packs of raisins
For more information about Blessings in a Backpack, please visit the website at www.BlessingsinaBackpack.org. To donate online or my mail, please designate your contribution to Matthew Maury Elementary School.