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By Heather Boydston

Taking a Bite out of Hunger, One backpack at a Time

How the community can help


Last updated 8/19/2019 at 1:37pm

This program provides food to kids over the weekend. It is made possible because of food drives, sponsorships and donations from the community. Continued support is needed to continue helping local kids. See the story for details on how to contribute.

The Tiger Pack Program was established in 2015 for all elementary students in the Hollidaysburg area school district to provide food for the weekend when other resources may not be available to students with a need.

The Hollidaysburg Area School District saw the need for some families in the district, and decided to expand the program to include junior and senior high students in need with a Tiger Pack starting with the 2019-20 school year.

Tiger Pack is a program in which kids who qualify, or are recommended by school staff, are provided with a backpack of non-perishable food items each F...

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