Family Support Team
Second Harvest Food Bank
JLC volunteers work with Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM) to distribute healthy food to families with children attending Reid Park Academy. The JLC provides 12 volunteers and $7000.00 to support food distribution the Backpack and Mobile School Pantry programs.
- Backpack Program - JLC volunteers assist monthly at the SHFBM to stuff backpacks with nutritious food, and deliver backpacks to 25-40 students each week for the entire school year (36 weeks).
- Mobile School Pantry Program - JLC volunteers assist with the Mobile Pantry set-up, greet, and distribute food to 200 families whose children attend Reid Park Academy. There are 3 Mobile School Pantries scheduled for 2015.
JLC Family Support
Lutheran Family Services
Done in a Day
Experienced League volunteers lend assistance to other JLC placements, special events and other JLC-endorsed community projects.