This past March Kim Row, Christian Educator for children and youth at Guilford Park Presbyterian, brought her youth group to BackPack Beginnings headquarters to help unload the food A Simple Gesture’s volunteers had gathered. It was a beautiful morning and the youth were working hard to move and organize donated food. Little did they know…
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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News & Updates
Two of our star volunteers were featured in Spectrum News 1’s “Everyday Hero” segment! Jenna and Jamie Danis dedicated their free time during the pandemic to ending hunger in Guilford County, and their efforts included raising over $2000 for ASG with 16-year-old Jamie’s line of woodworking products. Click here for the full interview: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/triad/news/2020/09/03/mother-son-duo-step-up-to-help-people-suffering-from-food-insecurity-