The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 25, 2013

Food fundraiser ends Friday


HOOPESTON — The Hoopeston chapter of Blessings in a Backpack is selling flowers to raise money for food. The fundraiser ends Friday.

Blessings in a Backpack is a weekend food program for students who have qualified for the federal free lunch program. The program provides students have a backpack full of food every weekend during the school year. The Hoopeston chapter serves more than 75 students each week, grades 3-6.

Supporters of this program may purchase flower bulbs for the upcoming season through Flower Power Fundraising online at: To order in person, call Connie Huffman at 748-6567. Orders will be shipped directly to customers.