Contact Us

Food, Volunteer Drive Supports Totes Of Hope

Getty Images

Totes of Hope is a program that aims to support food insecure children in the community.

In essence, those children who miss meals, because their families can’t afford to feed them.

“So what this program aims to do, is to send home a bag of food every week to help bridge that gap from Friday to Monday when the kids aren’t getting meals at school.”  Lori Burns, Natrona County School District program facilitator, says Totes of Hope, which launched last March, is currently feeding over 150 children with food filled totes that they carry home on weekends.

Burns says it costs about 4 dollars for a weekend to feed a child or 150 dollars for the school year. This month, in partnership with, Food Bank of the Rockies, the Natrona County Education Association is holding a month long food and cash drive.

“And you can take any nonperishable foods to the food bank in Mills and they will accept it and basically credit the Totes of Hope program. We’re also accepting monetary donations to support the program.”

She says they’re also calling for monthly volunteers to help them pack up the totes .

Casper Totes of Hope, Facebook

“Every month on the third Wednesday of the month- so the next one coming up will be November 16th at 4pm- we package 800 bags for the next four weeks.”

Burns says she never turns a volunteer away.

Partnering with the food bank, she says, means they  get the most for their dollar. That adds up to more food for more kids.

Contact Natrona County School District, the Food Bank of the Rockies or check out the Casper Totes of Hope Facebook page.

For questions or more information, please call Lori Burns @ 253-5394.

 

 

 

More News from K2 Radio

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://k2radio.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on K2 Radio quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!