In the beginning… His name was Brandon. It was 1989 and I was a first-year teacher in an Early Childhood Special Education class. He had been removed from multiple preschools because his behavior was difficult to manage. He had beautiful, beseeching brown eyes with impossibly long lashes. I could not manage his behavior, either. He…
A Simple Gesture Greensboro
Ending childhood hunger through a simple gesture of filling a grocery bag
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HOW IT WORKS
- We provide volunteers with a special green bag and a list of suggested nonperishable items.
- Each time they go to the grocery store they pick up an item from the list and store it in the bag.
- On a designated day they leave the bag outside their home and a neighborhood volunteer picks it up, leaves a new bag, and delivers the food directly to a local food bank.
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