Feeding Our Kids fundraiser is sweet success!

By Anna Carrera , Lindsey Gordon

Published 05/27 2014 04:04PM

Updated 05/28 2014 09:55AM

Update: 4:06 pm, 5/27/14, Tuesday
SAVOY -- An area non-profit got a sweet boost after the holiday. Feeding Our Kids had a fundraiser at Marble Slab Creamery Monday. The charity raised about $600 for its cause. The group helps feed students-in-need in Champaign schools during weekends and holidays. The Backpack Program is wrapping up its first year.
Original: 10:13 pm, 5/26/14, Monday
SAVOY -- Some low-income students will go hungry over the weekend. That's why Feeding Our Kids needs all the funding it can get. At an area ice cream shop Monday, feeding your sweet tooth, meant feeding kids who need it most.

The Backpack Program is wrapping up its first year. The organization welcomes fundraisers of all kinds. They also frequently hold drivers for kid-friendly foods to send them home with.

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