Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation was awarded $1,500 for the Food for Thought campaign through the Walmart Foundation's Community Grant Program at Sam's Club, Moorhead. Each year, Walmart awards grants to local organizations like Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation that are making a difference on key issues in communities where Walmart Stores, clubs and distribution center associates live and work.
The Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation wants students to be able to focus and learn better in the classroom so the Food for Thought campaign raises funds to support milk and snack break for all elementary students in need.
On Feb. 9, Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation’s Food for Thought campaign was part of Giving Hearts Day 2017, co-hosted by Dakota Medical Foundation, Impact Foundation and the Alex Stern Family Foundation.
Donors from the community made it possible for the Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation to donate $9,530 to Moorhead Area Public Schools food and nutrition services to support K-5 elementary milk and snack break at the district’s elementary schools.
The Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation was awarded a prestigious $10,000 matching Alex Stern Family Foundation Grant in November 2016.
The grant provides much-needed operational funds for the Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation to begin its work of making an impact in the Moorhead Schools community by enhancing the school district’s programs and facilities and creating an endowment for the future.
The matching grant was made possible in part by generous donations from supportive community members and from local businesses, including Gehrtz Construction Services, JT Lawn Service, LLC. and Kevin’s Car Care, Inc., that support Moorhead Area Public Schools.