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The Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties
November 25, 2010

Our children of the Keansburg Schools have been the beneficiaries of the generosity of the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties "BackPack Program" since May 2008. Through the food distribution program, children have received weekly backpacks of food that carry them through the weekend, thus ensuring that they have nutritious food when not in school. Some of our families are struggling to make ends meet and repeatedly share with us that this weekly gift of food for their children is invaluable. Our school team works to identify children that could benefit from the program and we have grown from 30 backpacks distributed to almost 60!. It indicates the growing need for us to work closely with families to support them in their time of need. Greatful thanks to the wonderful staff and volunteers of the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean County! They quietly do good works daily. Please support them!

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I have worked extensively with the Foodbank, submitted monthly reports and grown the distribution list twicefold. Our staff is diligent identifying and contacting families to verify their need for the weekly food distribution plan.

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Nothing! They are both kind and professional people to work with! Our HS teens are interested in holding another food drive in recognition of the good work done by them for those less fortunate.

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