Hungry to Help – Backpack Buddies Food Drive
As part of a Countywide 4-H Community Service Initiative, Johnston County 4-H Clubs, Johnston County FFA Chapters and the Johnston County Farm City Week Committee are collecting items to support the Backpack Buddies program locally.
This Program provides easy open, ready to eat food to needy Johnston County youth when they are not in school. Donations will be taken to 2 schools in the county who demonstrate the most need.
Johnston County 4-H Clubs and FFA Chapters are in competition to see who can collect the most pounds of food. This program will run from
4-H Club Members bringing items to the Extension office should have their bag/box labeled for weight identification in the competition.
Contact Lori McBryde at 919-989-8380 or Lori_McBryde@ncsu.edu for more information. You can also contribute through your local 4-H Club or FFA Chapter.