Seneca Meadows Landfill has made a significant contribution to Trevor’s Gift, which is a backpack feeding program in Waterloo.
The company has been giving to the organizational effort for eight years. Workers from the landfill deliver the food to the school for the program, and even pitch in with packing, stacking, and moving pallets.
“The landfill has been an essential part of our team since day one,” Trevor’s Gift President Doris Wolf said. “They care about our community and they help our children in need.”
Trevor’s Gift purchases bags of food from Foodlink in Rochester, which volunteers place in plastic totes for delivery to the district’s five schools. Now in its eleventh year, Trevor’s Gift has delivered more than 70,000 bags of food to nutritionally needy kids in pre kindergarten through grade 12 in Waterloo. Many rely on the school cafeterias for food during the school week. Trevor’s Gift sends home food in the backpacks of 150 kids each week to provide food over the weekend and holidays when kids don’t have access to school cafeterias.
When kids have good nutrition, they are healthier, have higher self esteem, have better attendance, and do better in school.
Trevor’s Gift relies on the contributions of individuals, businesses and organizations to support its annual budget. It receives no government funding. All money donated is used to buy food for nutritionally needy children in Waterloo.
Tax deductible donations to Trevor’s Gift can be sent to Trevor’s Gift, Main St. Shoppe Center, Suite 212Waterloo, NY 13165. They can also be found on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TrevorsGift
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