Meals for Minds

2014-05-28 Meals for Minds (26)CEAP is bringing food to elementary schools, through Target’s Meals for Minds program. CEAP’s Mobile Food Shelf is temporarily located at the school for a few hours to provide food assistance to low-income children and their families to help combat childhood hunger and its impact on education.

CEAP is partnering with four elementary schools this year: Garden City Elementary, Zanewood Community School. Evergreen Elementary and Crestview Elementary.

• Distribution is quarterly
• Each student receives about 22 pounds of food
• 50% of this food being fresh vegetables and fruits
• 1/3 of the items are choice items (brown rice vs. white rice, canned pears vs. canned peaches)

Distribution is market style with volunteers helping families as they move through the “market”. Interested in volunteering?