Posted by JBM on Sep 07, 2018

Maybe you have heard the story about the Starfish.  About the little girl who walked the beach littered with thousands of dying starfish, throwing one at a time back to the ocean.  When told that it was hopeless and could never make a difference she said as she threw another starfish:  “Well it made a difference to that one.” 

There are hungry children in our communities; in resource and food-rich British Columbia.  In Canada. 

The Rotary Club of Mission is trying to make a difference to these children, one at a time, by supporting the Starfish Backpack Program, an initiative that sends food home for struggling families on weekends when school food programs are not available.  Children come to school on Monday ready to learn better, to participate better, to succeed better.  Read about it here:

Starfish Pack Program currently feeds more than 991 children in 85 schools in 18 Communities.   Mission is one of these.  Here's how you can help: