Rotary Club of Williams Lake provides Starfish Packs for hungry students

For some Cariboo students, a backpack filled with food and dropped off at school is how they eat on weekends.

Volunteers from the Rotary Club of Williams Lake gather weekly to fill backpacks — called Starfish Packs — with food and then deliver them to the five elementary schools in town (Cataline, Nesika, Marie Sharpe, Mountview and Chilcotin Road). The students in need take the backpacks home from school on Fridays and then bring them back to school empty on Mondays.

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