Green River Star -

By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Program provide kids with food


No child should have to go hungry.

School is hard enough without a child’s tummy grumbling due to hunger. This is one of the reasons why Harrison Elementary School has been implementing the Backpack Program.

Katie Harmon, Harrison Elementary School special education teacher, said the backpack program is a way for children who are hungry to have food on the weekends.

A few years ago the teachers saw a need for this program in their school and decided to form a group to help feed their hungry students on the weekends. At that time, the teachers also donated all of the food for the program....

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