Friends RSVP is in the News! (July 2018)

The Backpack Program at Penacook Elementary School received a $2,000.00 grant from the Globe Community Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, which will help provide backpacks of nutritious weekend food for children in need throughout the school year. “The generosity of this grant fills our hearts with gratitude knowing that we will be able to continue this vital program for these children, now and in the future,” Fran Philippe, Backpack Program Coordinator and Friends RSVP (Retired & Senior Volunteer Program) volunteer. Read more in the Concord Monitor article about how Friends RSVP volunteers are tackling the issue of food insecurity through a unique partnership with Friends of Forgotten Children.

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