With the Snack Pack Program, no District 5 child has to go hungry.
Snack Pack provides nutritional food for students who do not have enough to eat through the weekend. A growing need for the basics of a healthy meal has been identified in the District. The hope in supplying nutritional food is not only to fill a hungry belly, but also to give children the focus to be ready to learn come Monday morning with ought the worry of hunger.
Hundreds of students are provided food.
Snack Packs are delivered by school social workers and school counselors. During the 2019-20 school year, the Foundation is serving more than 700 students.
A Community Collaboration
The Snack Pack program is a collaborative effort between churches, civic organizations and the Foundation. The Foundation provides funding for weekend snack packs to all identified students.
Hundreds of Students Are Provided Food
Snack Packs are delivered by school social workers and school counselors in the schools. During the 2019-2020 school year, we are serving 632 students, representing about 4% of our student population.
Teacher Forum -Uniting all schools in the District, Teachers of the Year from the current and previous year along with elected officials gather for an evening of dining together and discussing pertinent issues.
Irmo High Special Needs Garden and Greenhouse
Building Bridges Leadership Institute - Sponsored by Colonial Life and the District 5 Foundation, the Building Bridges Leadership Institute was created to provide students with opportunities to develop personal and civic leadership skills as a pathway to success in higher education, the workforce, the community and life.