The Sisters of Lambda Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi chose KidsEat! as their sorority service project this year and weekly brought food items.
Meet Miss Ainsley who I have chosen as our Food Gifter of the Year ! For her 7th birthday she ask for money that she could use to buy hungry kids food. Look what she did !. Ainsley, you are Awesome and we wish everyone was as sweet and kind hearted as you. We love you !
Flagship Financial did a "Challenge" 10 teams with 10 members each competed to see who would win box seats to a Jazz Game !
The South Valley Unitarian Universalist Society
This group gathered mounds of food and members gathered to fill backpack for our kids! They were enthusiastic and sent loads of extra food to our pantry ! This is an amazing group of people.!
Murray Chamber WIB sponsored a food drive at their quarterly luncheon.
The Smith family visited our pantry and did a family service project where they all helped fill backpacks. The kids were awesome!.
Beta Sigma Phi Sisters eat spaghetti dinner prior to winning prizes!
The basement pantry gets full of food and backpacks
The ladies of SHERPA Solutions Real Estate did a holiday client appreciation gift wrapping party and they had clients bring food for KidsEat!. It was amazing the amount of food collected.
UTAH TRANSIT AUTHORITY
Happiness and Love were very evident from the smallest to every adult that helped these wonderful children give back.
MURRAY HIGH SCHOOL held acompetition between the lady athletes and the men athletes to raise the most food. The winners did not have to take the Air Force Fitness Exam. The GIRLS Won... however the men were most excited to have their picture taken !
LDS MidValley 5th Ward Enrichment Night
Chelsea Hofman delivers a car load of food to our pantry from the TAylorsville YSA RS. Thanks to all of the women who helped gather this food !
Arianna Turrant and her cute, strong husband delivered the bounty of food to the KidsEat! pantry. Thank you so much !
APRIL SHOWERS OUR KIDS WITH LOVE !
HARMONY LANE NEIGHBORS
~ FEBRUARY FOOD GIFTINGS ~
Lynda Brown flips pancakes with Chief Hedspeth of the UDC during their reward breakfast.
MAY PROVED MARVELOUS !
ROCKY MOUNTAIN EYE CARE !
Thanks to Murray Eagles & Rainbow Club for the Bingo Benefit that raised $850 for KidsEat!
Murray City and all its branches including fire, police, library, utilities, etc.. did a HUGE food gifting for us for a 2nd year. Thank you so much !
SEPTEMBER ROCKED !!!
Wasatch Presbyterian Church Children's Ministry did an amazing job of filling over 100 backpacks for KidsEat! With very little help from the adults, these kids were focused on the job and were awesome!
Hidden Valley LDS Ward Women's Enrichment Night and the Young Women's Organization came together to fill 75 backpacks for us. We thank them so much for this Humanitarian Group they have.
Lady members of the Murray Heritage Center display some of the food gifts that were gathered over a two month time.
The women of Rocky Mountain Eye Care that helped make their food gifting so successful. From L to R Bree, Sydney, Jodie, Vicki, Deborah, Jolyn & Shannon. Thank you ladies for your generosity
MARCH COMES IN LIKE A LION !
University of Utah Men's Basketball hosted a food gifting and let us put 10 barrels around the Huntsman Center where everyone that brought a can of food could get in FREE. We gathered a great deal of food because of them !!
UTAH DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS bring their 2nd donation to KidsEat!
We appreciate their caring for our kids and what they do for our community !
Older children pose in front of the board that has sticky notes with all the food requested to fill the backpacks. What a clever idea ~
WOW OCTOBER !!!!
APRIL 2015 FOOD DRIVES
Mayor's office staff, Jan Wells and Janet Towers, organize the food bins
Mayor Eyre places donation in the KidsEat! bin.
Mayor Eyre gives Lynda Brown a food donation from the Mayors office.
MURRAY CITY EMPLOYEES did an inter-departmental challenge called:
Departments Compete So KidsEat!
They were so generous and provided our program with a huge amount of food. BIG THANK YOU to them all !.
Jeremy Holm, Michael Birkeland, Lynda Brown, Nichole Roundy, Rebecca Plath
Photos from the Benefit Seminar featuring Jeremy Holm, Adaptive Bobsled Coach, Paralympian Nichole Roundy and Olympian Rebecca Plath
Takes the Chill Off !
Taylorsville YSA Stake
UTA built a large Christmas tree from their food gifting donation... What a great idea !!!
Lots of food for the kids here at end of food gifting drive. !! Thanks !
Sherpa Solution ... these ladies did an appreciation day for their clientelle and wrapped presents... They ask people to bring food... and they certainly did !!!
JUNE IS HOT ! WITH HELP
JULY FEATURES CAMERON JACKSON
The employees of Superior Roofing had a blast gathering food for us. "This has become our favorite Christmas Charity" said Claudia VanRij.
A HUGE thank you to the employees of Expediters who turned out with family to fill 70 backpacks for us !
Parker Hastings earned his Eagle Scout Award by gathering $600 worth of food from his Ward and family. Thanks Parker !!
NOVEMBER 2015 FOOD GIFTING COMPANIES
Edwina and husband Tom show off the bounty they brought to our pantry with the help of the Harmony Lane Neighbors.
Public Employees Health Program (PEHP) and Utah Retirement Systems begin their 2 week long food drive and have already filled many bins ! Here are some of their outstanding employees who are pleased with their success so far. One more week to go... !!!!!
Chelsi Jumper of Color My Nails helped gather hundreds of dollars of food with the help of clients and students.
Gary Edwards, Executive Director of Salt Lake County Health presents Lynda Brown, founder of KidsEat! with a certificate and monatrary donation on behalf of their Blue Jeans for Charity Program.
August is Awesome!!
~ EXPEDITERS PROVE EXCELLENT ~
Cameron poses between the bins of food he successfully filled for his Eagle Scout Project !
Utah Business Women, Gateway League, invited Lynda Brown to talk about the program and pledged to help us in the future in January of 2016
Donna Mirabele, Patty Littlejohn, Susan Vaughn and Mirene Culp all won prizes !
Don Good of the Capital Church
drops off donations from his friends
Younger children pose in front of the poster they created to thank everyone in their church for helping with the food donations.
Karla Jay (center) with some members of the League of Utah Writers, Infinite Money's Chapter filled back packs for our kids !
Jen Meeks, Stuart Hansen, Patricia Creviston, John Eggleston, & Aaron Ludwig
deliver 16 bins filled with food for our program. They represent the 600 people that participated in this successful food gifting ! We thank you all so much !
Western Hills 4th Ward
Salt Lake County Health Dept. donated enough money for us
to begin our shelf-stable milk program !
A large contingency of offices were needed to unload this truck full of food.
SEPTEMBER 2015 Food Gifts
Missy Marlowe poses with KidsCrew members Becky Harris, Jolene Frandsen and Kathy Briggs to celebrate our fabulous day !
SHERPA SOLUTIONS REAL ESTATE
Some employees from Goldman Sachs
begin their Food Gifting
Many book clubs, families and neighborhoods did food gifting parties and fund raisers for us,including these lovely ladies from the Pages and Grapes Book Club ! Thanks to everyone !
He just completed his service project to earn his Eagle Scout award ! Cameron did a great job of contacting people in his neighborhood and church to support him in gifting food to KidsEat!. Thank you so much Cameron for the great job you did !
The Harmony Lane Neighbors located in Three Fountains in Murray did their 2nd winter food gifting for us. They gathered hundreds of dollar of food and monetary donations to help us through the winter.
WASATCH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Food Gifting at it's finest! These caring people helped us fill backpacks on a Saturday morning.
Under the direction of Pat Kristensen the Cottonwood Presbyterian Children's Ministry gathered enough food to fill 129 backpacks and still have left over food !!
They are an amazing group of children who truly enjoyed their service project. And they made an amazing donation at the Gold Level to the "Wine & Cheese Pairings" Benefit coming in November.
LDS-MIDSINGLES When good people gather, good things happen !
A car full of food for KidsEat! donated by the kind people that supported Cameron.
Pictures from 2015
Murray Police Cadets get in on the action!
L to R Jenna Riches, Kristine Peterson, Caterina Zapata
Meet some of the 80 members of the LDS Mid-Singles Group under the direction of the incredible Jeremy Holm (blue shirt center R) that did a Food Gifting for us and had a dessert party for themselves. They filled 40 backpacks plus delivered 8 full bins of food for our pantry. OUTSTANDING.
The lovely Sydney Thomas from Rocky Mountain Eye Care shows off the first of several shelves of food..
filled a tent with food!
What a great idea~
Kathy Briggs shows off the 76 backpacks the LDS MidValley 5th Ward Relief Society
assembled during their enrichment night.
Kelli Foulger of the UDC organized their food gifing. Thanks so much Kelli !
Nancy VanDiver, owner of several SportClips delivers food to our pantry.
Vickie Hopheins and Sustaining Donor Sherry Haymond (left) enjoy dinner prior to playing Bingo
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