St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church


209 W. 7th Street - Ely, Nevada 89301


Committee Against Child Hunger

A healthy start promotes a healthy future. This is the goal of the Committee Against Child Hunger (CACH). This community group was formed to provide nutritious “back pack” food  supplements to certain White Pine County students for the  weekends, giving them a healthy start.

The group is comprised of White Pine clergy, lay people, school administrators and staff.

Each week backpacks containing 3 days worth of meals and snacks will be distributed to McGill Elementary, David E. Norman Elementary, Lund and Steptoe Valley High School. 2 day packs will be distributed to the Learning Bridge and Little People's Head Start.

The backpacks have non-perishable, nutritious food easily prepared by children. These items are to supplement food prepared in the home. School personnel recognize that students do better in school when their bodies are fueled with nutritious food.

If you would like additional information or would like to be involved, please leave a message at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church at 289-6208; Paula Sims at 289-3323;
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