MISSION OF THE MONTH – Backpack Buddies: A local project, Backpack Buddies are bags of food which go home from school for children in need. Inside each bag are 5 food items, nutrition information and a note of encourargement. The bag is stapled shut with a poem attached to encourage reading. The Backpack Buddies Program is a special project of Feed and Clothe My People, a local nonprofit 401(c)3. We appreciate your financial help for this mission. You are supporting local children and their education, because learning occurs best when hunger isn’t in the way!