Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness, Children & Youth Education
Families, Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult):18+, Minimum Age:18+

Byers Backpacks (FA, Age 18+)

Help the school distribute backpacks full of food on Fridays to students who receive free school lunch to ensure that they have food over the weekend.

Volunteer Activities: Volunteers will deliver the backpacks of food to the students' classrooms and drop them off without disturbing class.
About the Organization Walter G. Byers Elementary is located just five minutes from Charlotte's Center City. Walter G. Byers Elementary is a school that faces many challenges, as 95% of its students qualify for free or reduced-price lunches.

NOTES:
    •    In addition to Hands On Charlotte's orientation this project also requires a CMS background check. To obtain this you must go to  www.cmsvolunteers.com. Choose Walter G. Byers Elementary School as your target school. CMS will send you an email once your background check has cleared, please forward that email to marcel@handsoncharlotte.org so we can update your account. This process usually takes about a day. If you don't hear back from CMS in 48 hours please contact marcel@handsoncharlotte.org or call 704 333-7471.

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