packing for the weekend

Rotary club donates $1,000 to local Packing for the Weekend program

Aug 31, 2022
The Lake City Rotary Club donated $1,000 to the Packing for the Weekend program recently. Packing for the Weekend provides weekend meals for children in low-income famililes in the Lake City area. Pictured are Packing for the Weekend representative Al Thompson (left) and Lake City Rotary Club...

Kiwanis Club donation brings year-to-date contribution to Packing for the Weekend to $4,612

Aug 17, 2022
The Kiwanis Club of Lake City extends a deep appreciation and thank you to the Lake City alumni that attended and supported the joint Kiwanis Club and Lions Club All High School 150th Celebration Reunion breakfast in July. The proceeds from this event went towards the Packing for the Weekend local...

Gardenaires donate $1,500 raised at garden tour

Aug 3, 2022
The Lake City Gardenaire Garden Club sponsored their first ever garden tour as part of Lake City’s sesquicentennial and they are excited to show their 150, times ten. “The garden club’s successful garden tour was on July 16,” the club said in a news release. “The garden club is happy to share that...

Aktion Club makes $1,000 in donations

Mar 16, 2022
The Lake City Kiwanis-sponsored Aktion Club donated at total $1,000 to several of their favorite charities at the March 7 meeting. “Aktion Club members practice leadership skills, develop self-confidence in their ability to make a difference by doing service projects in their communities,”...

Fresh Market customers round up to support weekend food program

Feb 9, 2022
The Kiwanis Club of Lake City extends a deep appreciation and thank you to Lake City Fresh Market and the shoppers at Fresh Market in supporting the Kiwanis Club President challenge for 2021-2022 in raising $5,000 to support 85 Lake City families with children in need of adequate food in January...

School staff bake ‘Cookies for a Cause’ for Packing for the Weekend families

Dec 29, 2021
For the fifth year in a row the staff of the Lake City Public Schools, through their “Cookies for a Cause” program, have provided plates of homemade Christmas cookies for school families in the Packing for the Weekend (P4W) program. In total this year that amounted to 55 dozen cookies and 37 Chex...

Rotary donates $2,000 to Packing for the Weekend

Nov 10, 2021
The Lake City Rotary Club recently donated $2,000 to the Packing for the Weekend program, which provides weekend meals for children in need. “When Lake City Rotary heard that Packing for the Weekend was in need of more funds, we voted to give them a $2,000 donation. There seems to be a lot more...

Packing for the Weekend helped school distribute over 54,000 summer meals

Sep 1, 2021
Lake City Public Schools held its final summer food distribution event last Thursday. Every week, families with children age 18 and under could stop by Bluff View Elementary School to pick up a week’s worth of breakfasts and lunches for each child. Lake City Public Schools Supt. Erick Enger said...

School staff bakes treats for weekend food program

Dec 23, 2020
For the last four years members of the staff at Lincoln High Svchool have provided plates of homemade treats for the families in the Packing for the Weekend program. Each year during the week before Christmas Amy Brinkman and her group of about a dozen members prepare, package and deliver the...

Ed Foundation fundraising campaign helps fill children’s food program budget

Nov 4, 2020
Al and Gay Thompson had just two weeks to come up with a plan. Packing for the Weekend, a program the couple has administered for the last eight years, received approval to start up again after being paused during COVID-19. Al was delighted to hear he could reinstate the weekend food-delivery...

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