2nd Annual Major Mortgage Cares

May 2014
12:15 AM MDT
May 2014
05:00 PM MDT

About Our Auction

Money raised will be donated to Mesa County's non-profit, Kids Aid Feeding Friends Backpack Program. Many children go hungry on the weekend because mom and dad are at work, are absent due to their own addictions, or simply don't have enough money. So, the last meal these children have is Friday's school lunch, and they don’t eat again until lunch on Monday. The Feeding Friends Backpack Program attempts to bridge that gap by sending these children home with backpacks full of non-perishable foods. Backpacks provide a discreet way of transporting the food home because all children carry them. The food is kid friendly— it can either be easily prepared by a child or eaten right from the package. Nutrition is always a consideration, as is providing a variety of foods each week.

Kids Aid distributes the backpacks through schools in Mesa County School District 51. Bags of food are delivered to the schools on Friday morning and discreetly given to the children in the program to take home that day. The children return the bags of food to school by the following Tuesday. Kids Aid picks up the bags of food and once again prepares them for delivery.

Kids Aid is supported by tax-deductible contributions from individuals, businesses and organizations.

About Major Mortgage Cares

Online auction to raise money for Mesa County's Kids Aid Feeding Friends Backpack program.

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