posted on: Aug 18, 2015
As the school year begins, Project SHARE is launching another year of its Power Pack program to fuel our children. The program, run entirely by volunteers, provides children who are at risk of going hungry with “power packs,” a backpack of food at the start of each weekend or holiday break.
“A child should never have to worry about going hungry,” said Elaine Livas, executive director and founder of Project SHARE. “For many children, weekends and holiday breaks are some of the hardest times to find a meal. Power Packs ensure our children return to school nourished and ready to learn.”
The statistics show a great need for the Power Pack program. Studies from the American Psychological Institution have shown that hunger is one of the most prominent obstacles in hindering a child’s learning…Read more
posted on: Jul 07, 2015
UPDATE: We’re off to a great start! Camdyn has already collected all of these school supplies. We’re very proud of him!
Keep reading to learn how you can help Fill the Bus!
We believe every child deserves to start the school year with the necessary supplies to help them succeed. Project SHARE, in partnership with the United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County, ask for your support for the 6th Annual Fill the Bus - helping students in western Cumberland County receive much needed support. The 2015 goal is to provide 700 backpacks filled with school supplies!
Required supplies include: backpacks, crayons, No. 2 pencils, glue sticks, washable markers, erasers, spiral notebooks, scissors, box of tissues, 3-ring binders, paper, pens, colored pencils, highlighters, scientific calculators, metric rulers, 2 pocket…Read more
posted on: Jun 26, 2015
PROJECT SHARE TO HOLD ANNIVERSARY HARVEST CELEBRATION COMMEMORATING 30 YEARS OF EMPOWERING NEIGHBORS IN NEED
Anniversary event to benefit local food bank’s endowment fund
Project SHARE today announced it will host the “Project SHARE 30th Anniversary Harvest Celebration: Celebrating the Pearl of our Community and the Legacy of Sustainability” on October 16, at Linwood Estate, Carlisle. The anniversary event will celebrate Project SHARE’s three decades of providing food, nutritional education and access to supportive programs to empower those in need, while raising funds towards the future sustainability of the organization.
“We simply would not be where we are today without the help and support of the Carlisle community,” Project SHARE Founder and Executive Director Elaine Livas said. “Project SHARE was founded on the basic principal that no one should go hungry. Thanks to the many volunteers and community…Read more