I’m thrilled today to be helping my local Boys and Girls Club through the Champions for Kids Snacks for Students Program which matched up a local non-profit for kids in my town, John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton, with Walmart in Framingham, near where I live.
I’m helping John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton get basic resources through in-store donations. It’s quite simple. The Framingham Walmart will have donation bins for my organization that anyone can donate to. Since the John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club provides child care and activities for kids of all ages, snacks are especially helpful and kids are always hungry before and after school!
From February 18 to March 4, U.S. customers at more than 3,600 participating Walmart stores can purchase snacks and breakfast items for children and place them inside designated donation bins.
Champions for Kids, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Emerald and Kettle Chips have joined forces to make it simple for communities to provide basic resources for students through in-store donations. The Snacks for Students program is part of SIMPLE Giving, a Champions for Kids program that seeks to make it simple for shoppers to purchase and donate items children need.
In addition to donations to the bins for my local charity, Champions for Kids launches Snacks for Students Program in Walmart School districts. Youth-based organizations such as John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club can qualify to win a portion of $45,000 based on the number of donated items collected in each store!
To learn more, please follow:
- Hashtag: #SnacksForStudents
- Twitter: @champions4kids
- Facebook: http://facebook.com/championsforkids
I’ll keep you posted how we do via my social media using hashtag #SnacksForStudents! It feels great to help my local Boys and Girls Club and I’m thankful to Walmart, Champions for Kids, General Mills, Kellogg’s, Emerald and Kettle Chips for their generous support!
John M. Barry Boys and Girls Club of Newton Receive the Donation!