The Food 4 Kids Letter Writing Campaign

Food 4 Kids Backpacks

The Food 4 Kids Letter Writing Campaign is in its eighth year of providing backpacks filled with food to children who would otherwise go hungry over the weekends. Under the leadership of Co-Chairs Kathryn Beach, Lael Brodsky, Marisa Huckin and Meagan Sells, this year is sure to be a success!

Each year, the members of the Host Committee (listed below) make a personal donation and ask their friends and family to join them in supporting this effort. Since 2006, when the Letter Writing Campaign began, over $2 million has been raised! 

Every day, we hear stories about children whose lives have been changed through this important program. Teachers report that children are more alert in class, perform better on school work and children report that they feel special because someone loved them enough to give them a meal.  

A special thank you to all involved in this year's Campaign. You are truly making a difference in the lives of thousands of North Texas children!


Jan Pruitt

Jan Pruitt

President & CEO

If you would like to become involved in this campaign, please contact Marci LeBlanc at, or you can make a donation by clicking on the orange button above.

Kathryn Beach
Lael Brodsky
Marisa Huckin
Meagan Sells

LEAD GIFT OF $10,000+
Kathryn and Gentry Beach
Pam and John Beckert
Lael and Peter Brodsky
Julia Buthman and Ken Hirsch
Regan and Zach Carlile/   
     Camterra Resources, Inc.
Patricia W. Fagadau
Ashlee and Chris, Connie, 
     Tyler and TJ Kleinert
Lisa and Peter Kraus
Katherine and Eric Reeves
Joanne and Charles Teichman

Debbie and Marc Andres
Kathryn and Gentry Beach
Pam and John Beckert
Sandy and Rich Beckert
Lael and Peter Brodsky
Cindy Casey Brown
Rebecca and Ken Bruder
Barbara Buzzell
Regan and Zach Carlile
Nancy and Clint Carlson
Catherine E. Carr
Paige and Colin Chenault
Natalie and Wilson Chu
Meredith and Bobby Clark
Robyn and Jon Daniels
Janese and Rick Deitch
Maryann and Michael Denton, Jr.
Berkeley Downie
Christina Durovich
Patricia W. Fagadau
Paige and Brian Farragut
Kathy and Jeromy Fielder
Meg Florence
Daryl and Henry Gelender
Wendy Goldman
Joyce and Tim Goss
Megan and Carson Hall
Natasha and Jason Hatcher
Alexandra and Tommy Hicks
Heather and Malcolm Hicks
Kaki and Shelton Hopkins
Brooke and Blake Hortenstine
Carol Huckin

Click here or watch the video above to find out how you can provide backpacks to 2,000 hungry children in our community!


Marisa and Will Huckin
Bonnie and Monte Hurst
Casey and Clayton Kennington
Shannon Schulgen King
Maggie and Grant Kipp
Melinda and Mark Knowles
Lisa and Peter Kraus
Robin R. Ladik
Patricia Villareal and Tom Leatherbury
Fleming Longino
Heidi and Jorg Mast
Meg and Patrick McGonigle
Blair Moore
Nancy and Chris Mulder
Natalie and Matt Perry
Pressley Harris Peters
Sallie and Brown Plummer
Kellie Rasberry
Katherine and Eric Reeves
Debbie and Kevin Robinowitz
Paige Sachs
Meagan and Chris Sells
Elizabeth Showers
Lisa K. Simmons
Jennifer and Randall Stagen
Wendy and Marc Stanley
Rabbis Nancy Kasten and David Stern
Joanne and Charles Teichman
Liz and Ryan Thrash
Fran and Jeffrey Toubin
Ellen and Josh Ungerman
Merry and Chad Vose
Kimberly and Justin Whitman
Merry and Brady Wyatt


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