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August 8, 2012

First fundraiser planned for Food for Kids Backpack Project

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GROVE CITY —

It has taken the combined efforts of the Grove City Area School District, who will identify students who are eligible for the program; the Grove City Area United Way, who will be the fiscal agent and will oversee a program coordinator; and the GCYP, who will be the fundraising arm of this project.

Black added, “None of this could have happened without the full cooperation of each group.  We are extremely proud of this 2011 Leadership Grove City class, who have continued to meet and plan because they are committed to the project.”

The GCYP is planning a large formal Backpack Benefit, tentatively scheduled for May 2013, as well as many other fundraising routes.  They plan to contact businesses within the Grove City area, to answer any questions and urge them to support this worthy project.  All donations are tax deductable.

Anyone having questions may direct them to Beth Black by emailing execdir@shopgrovecity.com.

 

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