Next Tuesday, December 1, is #GivingTuesday – a day globally dedicated to giving back and celebrating generosity. To celebrate this year, Lifeway is giving a gift to help kids live healthier lives – and you can help!
At Lifeway, we are committed to a naturally healthy and delicious future for all, and we also know that giving back is good for your health. That’s why for Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving, we’ve partnered with FoodCorps to help as they work to create a future in which all our nation’s children – regardless of class, race, or geography – know what healthy food is, care where it comes from, and eat it every day.
FoodCorps is a nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy. These leaders are in limited-resource communities for a year of public service where they teach hands-on lessons about food and nutrition, build and tend school gardens, teach cooking lessons, and help change what’s on lunch trays by giving kids access to healthy food from local farms.
If 200 or more people donate to FoodCorps on Giving Tuesday (December 1), Lifeway will donate $25,000 to sponsor a FoodCorps leader in northwest Arkansas!
Not convinced yet? Well let us introduce you to FoodCorps service member, Rachel Kraus. She’s serving with Bayyari Elementary School in Springdale, Arkansas.
Rachel is driven by her contagious energy and selfless passion to nurture a nation of healthy children. Just since September, she has taught 57 hands-on lessons in the classroom, kitchen or garden to nearly 600 students. From leading a Garden and Cooking club for elementary students, to working with school food service staff to bring local peaches into the cafeteria, to engaging community members in weekly volunteer days in the school garden, she is helping make Bayyari Elementary School a healthier place for kids to eat, learn and grow. And this is only the beginning!
Please donate to FoodCorps and help us support Rachel in the year ahead.
And an extra bonus: If the goal of 200 or more donations is met, everyone who donates will receive a digital coupon good towards the purchase of a Lifeway Foods product.
We hope you will join us in supporting FoodCorps on Giving Tuesday.