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"Kids Empower Pack" - Missoula Food Bank to feed hundreds of kids with weekend program

August 29, 2017View for printing

Students in Missoula County Public Schools return to school Monday. This year, the Missoula Food Bank is helping feed students who don't have access to meals outside of the classroom.

The Missoula Food Bank opened their brand new building at the beginning of the summer. With the new building, comes expanded programs like "Kids Empower Pack." ... mpowerpack/

Kids Empower Pack is a childhood nutrition program providing healthy meals to students who experience chronic hunger when away from school. Food is delivered in bags, which are placed in the backpacks of participating students on Fridays when students aren't in the classroom.

By Jenna Heberden

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