Lovepacs Lewisville

Lovepacs is a nonprofit organization founded by four families in November 2011 after learning that there were students from Camey Elementary in The Colony who were being sent home every Friday with extra food to get enough to eat over the weekend. To find out more about how to get involved with the Lewisville chapters of Lovepacs, Chavez says community members can reach out to her by email and visit the Lewisville Lovepacs or LISD-East/Metrocrest Lovepacs websites to learn about new opportunities.

Lovepacs is a nonprofit organization founded by four families in November 2011 after learning that there were students from Camey Elementary in The Colony who were being sent home every Friday with extra food to get enough to eat over the weekend.

“There are kiddos in every single school pretty much everywhere that come from food insecure homes and what we found, and what studies tell us, is kids aren’t able to learn in school if they are hungry. They have a hard time focusing, they have a hard time with behavior,” said Autumn Chavez, Executive Director of Lovepacs, “And so what we’re able to do is help with snacks in school when they’re in school, but when they go home from school on those long breaks the majority of their parents are working and so they’re left home alone with their siblings and so they’re missing the meals — the free breakfast and lunch that they would normally have at school they’re missing that at home and then they might not have any food in the pantry.”

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