Grant supplies food to kids in the Erie School District

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ERIE, Pa. — Kids in the Erie School District will have food through the weekend thanks to a $20,000 grant from Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield.

The Highmark grant supports the Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania’s annual backpack program. 

The grant will provide more than 4,600 backpacks of nourishing food to 178 school students throughout the school year.

Second Harvest currently operates 31 backpack sites in five counties and eight school districts.

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