Backpack Buddies food drive a success

Submitted Photos Magic City Campus FBLA organized a food drive the week of Jan 8-12 to collect the required foods for the Backpack Buddies program. With assistance from local businesses and the community members, FBLA collected 2,396 individual food items. All the items collected were able to feed every student on the Backpack Buddies program for one whole weekend. Those participating included First International Bank & Trust, First Western Bank & Trust, Mainstream Boutique, Gourmet Chef, Souris Valley United Way and Magic City Campus staff and students.The Backpack Buddies program provides identified children with nutritious, easy to prepare food at times when other resources are not available, such as weekends and school vacations.