Pictured are Tom Bass, assistant principal at Lambert High School, Drew Ferrer, LHS athletic director, the staff of Alpharetta Children's Dentistry and Nick Futrell and other students from Blessings in a Backpack. (click for larger version)
November 13, 2013
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — On Oct. 18, before the Lambert High School Pink Out football game, Lambert High's Blessings in a Backpack was presented with a grant of $2,000 from Alpharetta Children's Dentistry. Alpharetta Children's Dentistry has donated more than $500,000 to nonprofit organizations around the U.S. and the world, and this year chose three local nonprofits, including Lambert's Blessings in a Backpack.
Blessings in a Backpack is a student-run organization that provides backpacks of food each week to 100 students who would otherwise have little or no food over the weekend. Blessings in a Backpack serves 11 elementary and middle schools in Forsyth County.