Foodland and Super Bear IGA to donate food this winter holiday

Foodland and Super Bear IGA  to donate food this winter holiday

Mroczkowski, customer service manager for Foodland IGA, said they are working on a program thathelps provide breakfast and lunch foods over winter, spring and summer breaks to students whomay need supplementary food while school programs are on break.

Mroczkowski has helped stuff bags with a week’s worth of food ahead of the holidays. The bags contain items such as cereal, tuna, peanut butter and jelly and other food stuffs.

The program started locally =in 2016, where More than half — 54.9 percent — of kids in Alaska ate breakfast at schoolin 2016, and 11.6 percent of Alaska homes are food insecure, according toFood Research and Action Center.

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