Project SEED is starting its eighth year!

NOTE:     COVID is creating a challenge but we are working through the 
       uncertainty so that the kids don't go hungry!
We will distribute weekend food every Friday they are in school - Guaranteed!

Check out our accomplishments and make a donation!
Imagine how it feels to go to bed hungry.

How healthy, productive, and attentive would you be if you were hungry in the morning? Imagine how that affects a young child. How can we expect that child to learn if they're hungry when they come to school at the start of each week? If they have not eaten all weekend they are not ready to take on the challenges of math, science and reading.  In fact, hunger has a negative affect on their growth and development and their general health in addition to their ability to concentrate effectively.

Child nutrition is a critical problem in the United States.  Most schools participate in a federal program that provides free or reduced meals to qualifying children every day. That is, every school day. For many qualifying children, the free or reduced breakfasts and lunches they receive in this program are the only meals they will eat that day. As alarming as that is, what's worse is that those same children often go without any food at all on the weekends.

Many children, right here in the Alle-Kiski Valley are affected by this food insecurity.  They attend the public schools in our cities and towns and they need our help!  The poverty rate in our community is one of the highest in the entire state.

Get involved! We need your donations to solve this problem.  Your help is critical. We receive NO grant or agency funding for our program.  Everything we are able to do comes from donations from individuals, clubs, churches, community groups and business partners.  

Let's plant the seeds of knowledge in our young people--let's make sure they have the nutrition they need to learn!

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Here's what we're doing about childhood hunger in our area.

Project SEED addresses the problem of childhood hunger in a very simple and direct way. Project SEED (Something to Eat Every Day) provides a bag of food every Friday during the school year for students to take home. The bag contains nourishing food for the weekend to supplement the free lunch program the children receive at school during the week. Project SEED ensures that children don't go to bed hungry just because it's a weekend. We want these children to come to school on Monday morning ready to learn rather than just ready to eat.

Our founding principles have applied since day one!  They are:
* We turn No One away.
* We are very discreet in distributing the food so that kids don't     have to stand in line for free food.
* EVERY PENNY that is donated goes to buying food for kids!