Blessings in a Backpack provides a weekend food program for Carrington School students in need. A division of Carrington’s Daily Bread, the organizations mission is to provide hope and love by nourishing both body and spirit through our faith and food.
The Forward Foundation donation to Blessings in a Backpack will help the organization continue to provide kid friendly foods to students in need. to have at home for the weekend. In addition to growing produce, children learn how to interact with and care for farm animals, learn about food products that farm animals produce for humans, and
have the opportunity to experience nature through organized activities and free play on the farm.
“We are honored to support Blessings in a Backpack,” Taylor Skytland, Bank Forward employee and Forward Foundation volunteer, says. “It is sad to think of any child going hungry, but we are grateful for organizations like Blessings in a Backpack that take action to make a positive impact on children in our community.”
The Forward Foundation’s mission is to enhance the lives of children. Founded in 2012 and a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Forward Foundation serves children, their families, and organizations that benefit children in the thirteen communities served by Bank Forward, Insure Forward, Invest Forward and Tax Forward exclusively. Administered solely by the employees of Bank, Insure, Invest, and Tax Forward, one hundred percent of contributions go to the children or organizations served by the Forward Foundation.
Pictured (left to right): Taylor Skytland, Bank Forward employee and Forward Foundation volunteer, Anna Grenz, Blessings in a Backpack, and Becky Zink, Bank Forward employee and Forward Foundation volunteer.