Join us on Sunday, April 2 as we participate in Good Deeds Day. Good Deeds Day is an international event with millions of participants in 70+ countries paying it forward through good deeds both large and small on this day. For Rochester’s Good Deed, we are collecting food items for Blessings in a Backpack.
Rochester’s Good Deeds Day will be held at the Rochester Fire Department, 277 E. Second Street, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The day will also include kids’ activities, tours of the Fire Station, fire & police vehicles and much more.
Blessings in a Backpack mobilizes communities, individuals, and resources to provide food on the weekends for elementary school children in our area, and across America, who might go hungry otherwise. Students who participate in the Blessings in a Backpack program show a marked improvement in school attendance, test scores, behavior and overall health. Proceeds benefit students of Rochester Community Schools.
Items needed include juice boxes, tuna packets, mac & cheese, granola bars, ravioli, fruit snacks and single-serving packs of oatmeal, cereal, applesauce, Jell-O, pudding, cheese & crackers, PB & crackers, plus toothbrushes & toothpaste.
For more information, contact the Rochester DDA at 248/656-0060.