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Food Sort with Thurston Woods and Boys and Girls Club

  • LaVarnway Boys and Girls Club 2739 North 15th Street Milwaukee, WI, 53206 United States (map)

IT'S TIME FOR A FIELD TRIP!!! Toddlers and Kids on a Mission is finishing up a second great year with Thurston Woods at the LaVarnway Boys and Girls Club in partnership with Feeding America. Thurston Woods Student Council members and Toddlers and Kids on a Mission families will sort food that will be later distributed for those living with food insecurity in Milwaukee. 

PURPOSE: Provide an opportunity for kids to serve others in a meaningful way. Gather families together from typically separated neighborhoods to serve together. 

IMPACT: Milwaukee families living with food insecurity will receive food sorted by our children and have a chance to thrive. 

ACTIVITIES: Children will bring in food from palettes delivered by Feeding America and sort the food into designated groups.

WHEN: May 30, 2:00-4:00pm (a bus will pick up the kids at 1:30pm at Thurston Woods Elementary)

WHERE: LaVarnway Boys and Girls Club


AGES: 5 and up

COST: Free (all costs for our Thurston Woods partnership this year was provided by a grant from Christ Church Episcopal, Whitefish Bay)


MATERIALS: Close-toed shoes

Later Event: June 15
Gardening for Good