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  1. 1. Sara Lee Foundation By: Michael Wise
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>The Sara Lee Foundation was founded in 1981 to formalize dedication to community service </li></ul><ul><li>This great organization has been improving constantly and is celebrating 30 years of helping those in need </li></ul><ul><li>This non-prophet organization provides strategic focus support of food-related projects, women’s self-sufficiency, and diversity through cultural programs </li></ul><ul><li>The Sara Lee Foundation grants money to programs most in need of help to build stronger communities </li></ul><ul><li>This organization is rudimentary to the basics of community </li></ul>
  3. 3. Second harvest food bank of greater New Orleans and Acadiana backpack program <ul><li>Sara lee provides backpacks full of nutritious, child friendly, and palpable items </li></ul><ul><li>Backpacks are discretely distributed on Friday’s or the last day of school </li></ul><ul><li>This program is designed to ensure that children will have enough to eat at home </li></ul><ul><li>The backpack contains food from every food group providing a balanced food source </li></ul><ul><li>In this photo is a picture of two backpacks donated to the youth </li></ul>
  4. 4. Second harvest food bank of greater New Orleans and Acadiana backpack program <ul><li>1 in 8 people in Louisiana is struggling with hunger </li></ul><ul><li>After the tragic disaster New Orleans has encountered promoting critical reading as well as nutrition is essential to improve its communities </li></ul><ul><li>This mission is to fight against hunger in New Orleans through food distribution, advocacy, education and disaster response </li></ul>
  5. 5. Community Need <ul><li>New Orleans is struggling as a whole with hunger the backpack program greatly reduces this escalating problem </li></ul><ul><li>The burden given to a parent of not knowing if their own child will be fed or not is lifted from them with the backpack program </li></ul><ul><li>In this photo is a group </li></ul><ul><li>of volunteers helping out </li></ul>
  6. 6. Appeal <ul><li>Sara Lee draws an appeal to all social classes of diverse people </li></ul><ul><li>With the organization helping tattered communities on going problems they promote critical action in how they must solve the ongoing problems </li></ul><ul><li>This organization grabbed my attention because they tend to focus on the youth as well as women </li></ul>
  7. 7. Appeal <ul><li>As going through the process of life I realized insouciance of a strong community is present </li></ul><ul><li>This is exactly why after analyzing the Sara Lee foundation it seemed very appealing to me, they focus on engaging others to help the needy </li></ul><ul><li>The discrete backpack distribution was an instant eye catcher for me due to the fact that it is done with out wide spread attention </li></ul><ul><li>- In this photo is a pie chart of there contributions </li></ul>
  8. 8. Critical Thinking, Reading, & Action <ul><li>The Sara Lee foundation promotes all three of these critical skills through the time and effort they put into helping the community </li></ul><ul><li>Without these necessary skills the youth will continue to struggle with everyday life situations </li></ul><ul><li>In this photo is shows the community receiving free food </li></ul>
  9. 9. Foundation board and staff <ul><li>Sara Lee Foundation 3500 Lacey Road Downers Grove, IL, 60515 </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen J. Cerrone Jon J. Harris Brett J. Hart </li></ul><ul><li>Foundation Officers </li></ul><ul><li>Judy E. Schaefer - Director Robert J. Rizzo – Manager of Grant Programs Stephen J. Cerrone - President Judy E. Schaefer - Vice President </li></ul>-In the photo above shows foundation director Stephen Cerrone and foundation officer Judy Schaefer