25% of Washington children live in households that struggle to put enough food on the table. The Food Connection at St. Leo’s in Tacoma has a “Backpack Program” which provides two-days worth of food to more than 1,100 children at-risk of hunger every weekend throughout the school year. This program serves children each weekend at dozens of schools in Tacoma, Lakewood, and Puyallup. Each backpack provides two days of food so children can come to school on Monday well-fed and ready to learn.
This year, Harmon Restaurant’s 23rd Annual “Pray for Snow Party” on Friday, the 15th of November (5pm – 11pm) benefits The Food Connection’s Backpack Program. My friend Pat Nagle from The Harmon says, “Every year we choose a non-profit and raffle off as many prizes as we can from sponsors like K2, Scott USA, Forty Below, Whittakers Bunkhouse, Rainier Mountaineering, Crystal Mountain, Stor a Ski, White Pass and a lot of local retailers (Heart 253) in Tacoma that believe in giving back. This year we will benefit the Food Connection’s Backpack Program.” Volunteers of all ages at St. Leo’s work together filling the backpacks each week.
The Harmon is having an awesome party with fun prizes and live music for a great cause – facebook.com/events/404421356914394/
The party is at the downtown Tacoma restaurant/brewery – 1938 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402.
Raffle tickets are only $1 and all the money raised goes to The Food Connection. Pray for Snow, have fun and help our kids. I think the Harmon deserves a pat on the back for supporting the Backpack Program!