1.Use a more centrally located distribution site, such as the old Middle School if USD 490 still owns it.2.If Skelly is used again, the front entrance on the east would be more visible.3.Consider
to 11:30 am - 12:30 pm to avoid hottest time of day.4.Instead of or in addition to a second distribution site, add
mobile distribution sites
5.Talk with City about
at Lincoln for crossing 6
Ave.6.Replicate handing out LockerMates the first 5 - 6 weeks & then switch to MealBreaks [for variety]/
K. Daily Lunches: OUTREACH
for many more lawn signs + get permission to post at schools, apt complexes, city parks,library, Wal-Mart entrance, YMCA, pre-schools, churches, shopping malls, credit unions,convenience stores.2.
to order more lawn signs to advertise the shuttle bus schedule.3.Ask
The Salvation Army
to put a flyer in every bag of groceries it hands out.4.Ask local thrift stores to put a flyer in every bag of goods purchased by customers.5.Collaborate w/
to advertise meal program via flyers, and we can pass out VBS flyers.
1.Continue to offer extra foods and goodies with lunches & Foodpacks.2.Order from the Food Bank if funding is available.3.If the FBC decides to take on the baby food component, ask local businesses to conduct a food drivefor supplemental foods -- either through direct donations of food or collecting money to purchase.4.Identify food donation sites to collect extra foods donated by the community -- to increase communityawareness and participation.
1.Again offer baby food instead of a regular lunch on Mondays & Wednesdays.2.
available from the GIV Warehouse.3.
Identify a community partner
(a church, civic group or business) willing to be responsible for purchasing and distributing the baby food and diapers. We can provide information re kinds of foods,amounts, and related details.
1.Add to LunchBoxers’ job description working at Numana Gardens 9am - 10 am on a rotating basis.2.Visit with NG in the winter to debrief and discuss 2014.3.Adopt a schedule that delivers food on a regular basis in order to better schedule cleaning/packing.4.Re meal packages: add to cooking instructions suggestions about ingredients to add for variety.5.Offer a cooking & tasking demo on the first Thursday that meal packages are distributed.
1.Submit timely requests for the fall
2.Submit requests to local
(e.g., Westar, Kansas Gas)3.Expand the number of
($50 & under) to grow community awareness and support.4.Expand this list of “supporters”
Avoid opening a checking account
and associated expenses (audits, etc.) - rely on “fiscal agents”such as the Food Bank, and maximize use of the GIV Warehouse.2.Identify
(churches, civic groups, and businesses) willing to donate &/or paydirectly for expenses; e.g.: printing posters & flyers, extra foods, zip lock bags, plastic aprons, etc.3.Identify partners to:
collect, organize and hand out
once a week
donations of inexpensive
again to pay teen volunteers/workers, if it is willing.2.Alternatively, approach local businesses about sponsoring these youth.3.Need a clearer understanding re LunchBoxers roles during the Summer Academy.3