Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Holiday Open House 2012 benefiting BackPack Buddies!

We are so excited to announce the beneficiary for our 2012 Holiday Open House - BackPack Buddies! 

The BackPack Buddies Program provides children from food-insecure homes with weekend meals during the school year.  The children receive a backpack containing six balanced meals and two healthy snacks at the end of every week. The children are selected by school principals, guidance counselors, and various after school programs.

Fast Facts about BackPack Buddies
  • Over 111,000 children in our service area receive free or reduced price meals at school.
  • 1 in 4 children are hungry in the Triangle
  • Nearly 1,500 children are enrolled in BackPack Buddies at 49 sites in 7 counties
  • $350 provides a child a BackPack filled with nutritious food each weekend for the entire school year

Tickets for our Holiday Open House are now on sale!  $10 in advance/ $15 at the door.

This is going to be an extra special night because it will be Swagger's 10th Anniversary!  Everyone who purchases a ticket will receive a 10th Anniversary Swagger T-shirt and we will have more specials than ever before!  Purchase your tickets today!