Run/walk for BackPacks program to be Saturday in Jackson
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The Jackson School District will hold Run/Walk for Wellness: 5K or 1 mile at 8 a.m. Saturday at Jackson Junior High School.
All proceeds will benefit the district's BackPacks for Friday program. Through the program, the Southeast Missouri Food Bank provides a bag of nutritious food every Friday throughout the school year to 55 children in the district who are at risk of hunger.
The cost of registration for the event is $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 6 to 18 and free for children under 6. Registration forms can be found at www.semofoodbank.org. For more information about the event, contact Joyce McIntosh at 243-9571. For more information about the BackPacks for Friday program, contact Amanda Winschel at 651-0400.
210 North West Lane, Jackson, MO