Ballantyne Families Helping Neighbors in Need
Mon, May 25 3:54pm
As you may or may not know, Ballantyne Families Helping Neighbors in Need has been helping families identified by the school counselors of the 8 schools in AK’s feeder pattern*. Our group is made up of hundreds of individuals and families in the Ballantyne area. It has been incredible to see the community come together to help the families that need help in our community!   As of Tuesday, May 26th, we will have given over $20,000 of Harris Teeter gift cards, over 1,000 grocery bags of food and over 180 masks to the families in our community! On March 16th, we started providing food assistance to over 80 families and have given support every 2 weeks since then – amazing!!   Now, we REALLY need your help! Summer is difficult for these families because their kids aren’t getting free breakfast and lunch at school. Now, with the COVID-19 pandemic, the summer will be even more challenging. Please join us in sponsoring a family in need for the summer. We are asking sponsors to sign up for half the summer, or 5 weeks of support, by Friday, June 5th. You can sponsor one or more families by yourself, with a friend, another family, neighbors, co-workers, or even a sports team could come together . . . get creative and help! Our community has done amazing things so far – let’s come together and make a HUGE impact for many Ballantyne families this summer. We can do this! Visit tinyurl.com/bf-sponsor to learn more and to sponsor a family!   *Ardrey Kell feeder pattern - Ballantyne, Elon Park, Endhaven, Hawk Ridge, and Polo Ridge Elementary Schools, Community House and JM Robinson Middle Schools, and Ardrey Kell High School. Note: Additional information can be found at tinyurl.com/ballantynefamilies, the Facebook page Ballantyne Families Helping Neighbors in Need or our Instagram, @ballantynefamilies