Janet Hudson, a family advocate and educational assistant at Manzanita Elementary School, organized the Backpack Food Program at Manzanita. The program helps students from lower income families get food and clothing through donations.
By Madeline Shannon of the Daily Courier
MERLIN — Janet Hudson, family advocate and educational assistant at Manzanita Elementary School, took stock of the food items she had left in her classroom: pasta, beans and some other basics.
"This Christmas I'm focusing on oranges and apples so they have something fresh," Hudson said. "But of course they love snacks, so I stock granola bars, peanut butter, things like that, because it's good protein." Read More »
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