Head Start helps feed kids each week


Photo courtesy of Sandy Churchill

Solvay Gillen shows off some of the items in her food box, picked up from Head Start on Monday afternoon. The preschool program has been putting together food boxes for several Wrangell families, helping to ensure their kids have breakfast and lunch Tuesdays through Fridays.

While they have not been able to meet in person due to the pandemic, the Head Start preschool program is still working to make sure Wrangell's kids get the help they need. Besides hosting their program virtually, Head Start has been putting together food boxes since November.

"The parents are pretty happy with it,"said Sandy Churchill, with Head Start. "Plus, it's a good way to stay in contact with our parents."

Head Start pus together food boxes for 15 kids each week, Churchill said. They started using their program's lunch funding for the boxes, as they were no longer providing in-class m...

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