Summer Program/Bulldog Boxes

BULLDOG BOXES:  a summer program of Bulldog Bags, Inc.

  • Bulldog Boxes started in June 2018  to help the families of children eligible for the Free and Reduced Meal Program in the Stow-Munroe Falls City School District stretch their summer budgets, when the children are home for all their meals;
  • Bulldog Boxes are for families;
  • Bulldog Boxes have 10/meals/snacks in family-size portions;
  • Bulldog Boxes are one per household;
  • Families must pre-register to receive a Bulldog Box;
  • Bulldog Boxes are distributed from a central location 1 weekend a month in June, July, and August.

2020 BULLDOG BOXES:

  • Bulldog Boxes were provided to families in June, July, and August; a second Box was added in August due to the delay in the start of school;
  • A total of 363 Bulldog Boxes were provided to an average of 91 families each month; this was twice as many families as were served in the summer of 2019;
  • Items for the Bulldog Boxes were acquired through community donations, purchases from the Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank, and purchases from local retailers;
  • Total weight of the Bulldog Boxes distributed was 20,899#;
  • Total retail value of the Bulldog Boxes was almost $47,000.00; average retail value of a Bulldog Box was $129.66;
  • Average actual cost of a Bulldog Box was $36.50.
  • If you have questions about Bulldog Boxes, please email bulldogbags44224@gmail.com