backpack program

Local BackPack Program at the NCRC

August 24, 2017

Volunteers at the North Carolina Research Campus, led by Jomari Torres, M.D., have been partnering with Shady Brook Elementary School in Kannapolis since October 2015 to provide food for children in need. This effort, modeled on Feeding America’s BackPack Program, provides food for children who regularly experience hunger, especially during weekends, because they do not […]

Local BackPack Program Receives Donations to Expand

February 23, 2017

Volunteers on the North Carolina Research Campus, led by Jomari Torres, M.D. from the NRI, have been partnering with Shady Brook Elementary School in Kannapolis since October 2015 to provide food for children in need. This effort, modeled on Feeding America’s BackPack Program, provides food for children who regularly experience hunger, especially during weekends, because […]