MOUNT HEALTHY, Ohio — Bengals defensive finish Sam Hubbard is continuous his mission to battle meals insecurity in his neighborhood, launching a brand new charity initiative at Mt. Wholesome Metropolis Faculties.
The Cincinnati native teamed up with Crayons to Computer systems and Kroger to create “Hubbard’s Cabinets,” a program that gives dietary and academic objects college students may have.
“I simply could not think about being a child at school hungry … attempting to be taught attempting to play sports activities, worrying about your subsequent meal,” Hubbard mentioned. “So our mission is simply to attempt to take a few of that fear away.”
4 colleges — Mt. Wholesome Junior/Senior Excessive Faculty, Mt. Wholesome North Elementary, Mt. Wholesome South Elementary and Mt. Wholesome Early Studying Middle — will take part in this system this educational 12 months. Every college can have a cabinet crammed with objects like backpacks, pencils, snacks and hygiene merchandise.
The Sam Hubbard Basis mentioned a fifth college to be named later will even take part.
Hubbard beforehand partnered with Crayons to Computer systems to provide Bellevue Unbiased Faculties college students backpacks and provides forward of the primary day of courses.
“We’re utilizing the funds that we raised in the course of the Tremendous Bowl run, after which my fowling match and all of the assist we obtained, to placed on occasions like this,” Hubbard mentioned on the time.
The inspiration obtained a $33,000 donation from Kroger after the AFC Championship recreation in recognition of the 33 years between the Bengals’ Tremendous Bowl appearances. Southwest Native Faculty District college students additionally raised greater than $26,000 for the muse for courses to be canceled the Monday after the Tremendous Bowl. In January and February alone, the Sam Hubbard Basis mentioned it raised greater than $100,000.
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