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  • Meet Brandi Wilkinson-Rhew, Volunteer Food Pantry Chair Brandi Wilkinson-Rhew, Food Pantry Chair I am a wife and mother of 2 little girls. My oldest is 5 and my youngest just turned 2. As a mother, instilling kindness and good values is a priority. Back Pack Beginnings has been a wonderful way to not only [...]

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  •   BackPack Beginnings hosts first fundraising luncheon, New York Times best-selling author Lisa Leake guest speaker GREENSBORO, N.C., October 25, 2017 - BackPack Beginnings, a non-profit in Greensboro, is set to host its first fundraising luncheon on Tuesday, November 7 at 12 p.m. at the Greensboro Country Club.  Lisa Leake, author of “100 Days of Real [...]

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  • October 11, 2017, by Katie Nordeen GREENSBORO, N.C. -- For 15 years, the Guilford Education Alliance has made a difference -- and it goes beyond education. "We bring together community members, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and the resources that are available there and connect them with the needs of our students, and our educators in our school system," said Guilford County Education All...

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  • Did you know that October is Domestic Violence Awareness month?  Over 5000 children were reported neglected or abused in Guilford County in 2010-11.  It is so easy to ignore these statistics and go on with our day to day life, but unfortunately abuse and neglect occurs in our community every day.

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  • School is out for summer, which means the next few months will be a critical time for feeding children in need. Although many summer feeding programs are available during the week, BackPack Beginnings is making sure children have the food they need on weekends. FOX8 spoke with BackPack Beginnings Executive Director Parker White on the plans to make area day camps distribution points for food.

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  • Are you a busy parent that wants to get your family eating better, but you don’t feel like you have the time to make this happen?  Do you rush through the store grabbing whatever is easiest without reading labels?  Does the drive-thru attendant at the local fast food joint know your order by heart?

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  •     Erin Williams, BPB Volunteer    Every morning I wake up, shower, brush my teeth, put on deodorant and clean clothes. Every night my son has a bath with choices of soap with different characters and smells. He has clean hair and clothes and goes to school without a worry in the world. These [...]

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  • Ingrid is a Project Manager with Tanger Outlets. She first learned about BackPack Beginnings through her company’s volunteer program. Once a year, Tanger encourages their employees to volunteer through a program they call Stanley’s Samaritans, in recognition of their founder.

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  • It's Back to School time, and everywhere you look there are back to school sales on clothes and school supplies. Lots of us with children have already purchased all of the items on our lists. In our local schools, however, thousands of kids are not coming with everything they need each day. That’s why we’re stocked up [...]

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  • Last Friday, 40 volunteers from Zoës Kitchen helped to fight childhood hunger by joining forces with BackPack Beginnings, a non-profit that provides food, clothing, and comfort to local children in need.

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  • Fall is such a wonderful time of year here in the Piedmont Triad.  The hot days of summer are giving way to that cool breeze, pumpkin spice everything is out in the stores, and we are dusting off those boots for the cooler weather!  The beginning of fall means it is time to put away [...]

BackPack Beginnings
BackPack Beginnings
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  • It's Back to School time, and everywhere you look there are back to school sales on clothes and school supplies. Lots of us with children have already purchased all of the items on our lists. In our local schools, however, thousands of kids are not coming with everything they need each day. That’s why we’re stocked up [...]

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  • GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- A successful December means six new Guilford County schools will join the 45 schools BackPack Beginnings already supports. "The gap is the weekend," BackPack Beginnings Founder and Executive Director Parker White said. "We want to make sure they are fed over the weekend so they come back to school ready to learn on Mondays.” Through online donations and campaign letters,...

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  • GREENSBORO, N.C. -- It takes just 15 seconds and may be the easiest way ever to seriously help kids in need here in the Piedmont. "There is such a hunger problem in this area. These children have a hard time concentrating in school because they're hungry," said Parker White, of BackPack Beginnings, a nonprofit that in six years has grown to feed some 6,000 kids each year through sending home food...

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  • GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A Triad charity and its founder are getting some national attention! BackPack Beginnings Founder, Parker White, has been named one of four finalists for the NASCAR Foundation’s Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award. The award honors volunteers from across the country who dedicate themselves to children’s causes in their communities. BackPack Beginnings is a 100 percent volu...

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  • Help us win a $100,000 donation! Our very own Founder, Parker White, is among the FOUR finalists chosen for The NASCAR Foundation’s Sixth Annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award presented by Nationwide. This award honors incredible volunteers from across the country who have made a profound impact on children’s lives in their community. Vote here! http://backpackbeginnings.org/award/ About ...

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  • Students may be returning to school, but that doesn’t mean the summer fun and giving is coming to an end.  We are less than 3 weeks away from one of my favorite fundraising events of the summer, the Kirkwood 5K!  This run/walk/push is family focused and designed to get the entire community involved.  The race [...]

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