The Need

Every day, children are going hungry… even in Bellevue.

Here are the facts about the need in Bellevue:

Click to read a thank you note from a student receiving food.

Click to read a thank you note from a student receiving food.

  • Close to 250 students are known to be homeless
  • Over 3,500 students from low-income families qualify for free or reduced priced meals, including
    *57% of students at Lake Hills Elementary
    *44% of students at Highland Middle School
    *38% of students at Sammamish High School

For too many children in the Bellevue Public Schools, the only meals they eat are at school.  On the weekends, they go hungry.

Backpack Meals is working to fill that gap.

 

Video created by Reel Grrls.