Carolyn Niemeyer, Founder of the BackPack Weekend Food Program receiving the “Order Of The Longleaf Pine”

Carolyn Niemeyer, Founder of the BackPack Weekend Food Program receiving the “Order of the Longleaf Pine”

Carolyn Niemeyer, Founder of the BackPack Weekend Food Program, was recently awarded the Order of the Longleaf Pine, the highest award in North Carolina a citizen can receive.
The Order of the Longleaf Pine is awarded by the North Carolina General Assembly and signed by the Governor.

Gaston Together Award

Gaston Together

Circle of Excellence Award

The BackPack Weekend Food Program thanks Gaston Together for this prestigious award.     
This award has only been given three times in Gaston Together’s 19 year history.

Carolyn Niemeyer, BackPack Weekend Food Program Founder and Coordinator  receiving the Circle of Excellence Award.

Teens going the extra mile!

Teens going the extra mile!

Molly and Ellie packing
dental kits for the BWFP

 Liam working for the BWFP office