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Fuel Up Program Update

A Realization

At a recent round of Local Tables, we explored the idea of developing a system to provide, package, and distribute food in support of the Horton Middle School Fuel Up (Backpack) Program. After listening to your fantastic questions and ideas and feedback, we realized we were making it harder than it needs to be.

Rather than systematize a process across Local Tables, we’re taking a simpler approach.


A Simpler Approach

We’re inviting you as an individual, as a family, or a team of families to respond to the needs of children at Horton Middle School. If you feel led to support a student in need, just let us know.

You can sign up or team up to support a youth by providing one week's supply of individual single-serve breakfast/lunch/dinner/snack items and bringing the week's supply to your Local Table. We'll take care of delivering the bags of food to Horton Middle School.  So… you buy it, you bring it, we'll deliver it!

You can sign up for just one time or from now until the end of the school year. A week's supply per child is approximately $10-15. We'll collect the food at each Local Table and deliver it that week to Horton Middle.

How To Sign Up

Please contact Colleen Sharp ( if you are interested, have questions, or want to sign up.

We are looking to collect our first set of food at the next Local Tables:

Sunday Dinner, Feb 24 (Briar Chapel)
Monday, Feb 25 (Governors Club)
Thursday, Feb 28 (North. Chatham)
Sunday Brunch, Mar 3 (Powell Place)

Sign ups can be on a rolling basis. If you can't make it this time or commit this month, you can always sign up later and bring it to a future Local Table. Thanks be to God for your support and for loving local.

Brent LevyComment