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Fuel Up at Perry Harrison School is a backpack food program which provides students with nutritious meals and snacks for weekends and other breaks from school. Families whose children are eligible for the Free and Reduced meal program are encouraged to apply to participate in the Fuel Up program if they feel their children are not getting adequate food at home. The school guidance counselor and social workers select the students to be served. Parent volunteers and other students do not know which students are participating in the program, as bags are filled anonymously and distributed discreetly.   
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***Bean and Barrel is hosting a fundraiser for Fuel Up at PHS ALL DAY on Thursday, 9/11!***

Eat dinner at Bean and Barrel on Thursday! (They have burgers, grilled chicken, salads and other dinner entrees) -- and tell them that you're there for Fuel Up. They'll donate a portion of the cost of your meal to Fuel Up at PHS! Already have dinner plans on Thursday the 11th? Stop by Bean & Barrel ANYTIME that day: for dessert or a glass of wine, OR swing by and grab a coffee drink to go.

Everything counts toward the fundraiser *as long as you tell them you're there for Fuel Up!* Bean and Barrel is located at 50100 Governors Drive in Chapel Hill. Thanks, and hope to see you there!


Volunteer Opportunities for 2014 - 2015 
    If you are interested in volunteering on the Fuel Up committee, we need people willing to help set up on campus (days of the week and timeframes are flexible, pending training and discussion with Fuel Up coordinator) or to pack bags (on campus) from 8:00-9:30 on Wednesday mornings or distribute bags to teachers 2:35-3:05 on Wednesday afternoons. You could volunteer weekly, once a month, or just occasionally. If you would like to volunteer to help, please contact Jennifer Buckmire - gaganbuck(at)hotmail.com 
      Set up for first pack will be Sept 8-9 and packing will start Sept 10 @ 800am.


      Supported by the Carolina Meadows Community Grants Program, area churches, Scout Troops, and private donations.
      Fuel Up at Perry Harrison School is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization
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