AlliedNews.com - Grove City, Pennsylvania

April 26, 2013

Support the kids at May 4 benefit


Allied News

GROVE CITY — A benefit to support the Food For Kids Backpack Project is being held Saturday, May 4, at Grove City Country Club. Cocktails will be served at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. The evening includes Chinese, silent and live auctions.

Auction items include goods, services and gift certificates from local businesses and autographed sports memorabilia.

Tickets are on sale now and are $50 a person, $95 a couple or $360 for a table of eight. They can be purchased by calling 724-458-6410 or emailing execdir@shopgrovecity.com.

The Food For Kids Backpack Project is a non-profit cooperative effort between Grove City Young Professionals and Grove City Area United Way in conjunction with the Grove City Area School District.

Children in kindergarten through fifth grade who live in the district and qualify for assistance get a small bag of food in their backpack on Fridays during the school year.

About 500 local children are expected to benefit from the program during the 2013-14 school year.

Published April. 13, 2013, in Allied News. Pick up a copy at 201 A Erie St., Grove City.