97.1 ZHT called on our listeners to help us collect school supplies like never before – by Packing Pods full of them! We teamed up with The Salvation Army, Granite Education Foundation, and Security Service Federal Credit Union to collect and distribute school supplies to kids in need in Utah. Frankie, Jess, Kylie, and Wayne competed to see who could collect the most donations to pack their pod the fastest!
Granite Education Foundation provides support and opportunities to 92 schools and over 68,000 students, 65% of whom live at or below the poverty line. 57% of their schools face overwhelming hunger issues, meaning that each of those schools have more than half of their student population qualifying for and relying on free or reduced school lunches based on household income.