Email List Google Plus
 

Football FridayVolunteer for Feast of GivingPhoto GalleriesOn-Time TrafficGolf CardReal EstatePump Patrol

Forecast

Today: Wall to Wall Sunshine - Warmer with Near-Average Highs.
High: 71     Winds: E 3-6 mph\

Tonight: Another Clear Night but Not a Cool
Low: 48     Winds: ENE 3-6 mph

Tomorrow: More Sunshine - Slightly Above Average.
High: 76     ...
More...
Advertise with us!

WKEF-TV ABC 22 News :: Community - Cool Schools - Five Points Elementary

Five Points Elementary

Thousands of kids in the Miami Valley rely on school lunches for their meals during the week.
So when the weekend comes, many of them go hungry.
In this week's Cool Schools, Hilary Zalla meets a group of students from Five Points Elementary School in Springboro, who are now secret heroes to many kids.
They're only 8 years old, about 4 feet tall, and in the 3rd grade...
But what they are accomplishing is by no means small...
"You know how you have food every day. Theres like kids that dont have it and are hungry over the weekend" said Jacob Hams. 
"I feel sad for them because most of their parents do work but just dont get enough food for them"    said Hannah Johnson. 
    So, they made a video...
    They call themselves Springboro's Hunger Heroes...the 5 minute video they shot, wrote, and edited ALL by themselves...explains their cause.
 "Its spreading the word about the backpacks so other people can give money to help," said Amanda Schlise.
    They're asking you for just 3 dollars to sponsor a backpack filled with enough food for a child over the weekend.
    The Springboro Community Assistance Center started the backpack program, but is only able to help around 30 children. When the students from Five Points Elementary School found out almost 400 kids in Springboro go hungry over the weekend, they made the video, got tons of sponsors and have already helped more than 30 more kids.
Five Points Elementary

Friday, August 2 2013, 11:11 PM EDT

Cool Schools Stories

Advertise with us!

 
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Morning Pledge

    Morning Pledge

    Your kids recite the morning Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Lost and Found Pets

    Lost and Found Pets

    Did you find a lost Lab or have a missing Malamute? Check out our list of Lost & Found Pets.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Dog of the Day

    Dog of the Day

    Our four-legged viewers love to see themselves on TV. Submit your pooch for Dog of the Day by emailing Morning Meteorologist Chris Mulcahy at ctmulcahy@abc22now.com.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - City Trippin

    City Trippin

    Come City Trippin' with us!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Road Trippin

    Road Trippin

    Come Road Trippin' with us every Friday morning as we discover the best places to visit that are within one tank of gas away.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Automotive

    Automotive

    Find valuable information about buying your next car, including price quotes and your latest automotive news.
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - See It, Shoot It, Send It

    See It, Shoot It, Send It

    Did you catch that incredible sunset? Have a photo for your adorable child or pet? Snap a picture of breaking news? Share it with us!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Community Calendar

    Community Calendar

    Find all of the information you need on the local events, concerts, festivals and just about anything else going on in your community!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Meningitis Research

    Meningitis Research

    Learn how your 10-12 year old child can be a part of a Meningitis study, courtesy of the Ohio Pediatric Research Association!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Get in the Loop

    Get in the Loop

    LoopLane is a lifestyle community that focuses on positive healthy living, giving, and entertainment. Click here to learn more!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Community Survey

    Community Survey

    ABC22 & FOX45 conducts a general public survey of the needs, problems and interests of our community on a ongoing basis. Give us your input here!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Text Club

    Text Club

    Save money by getting special offers and coupons only available to our text club members sent directly to your phone!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Real Estate

    Real Estate



  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Bay Creek Resort

    Bay Creek Resort



  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - A Feast of Giving

    A Feast of Giving

    Thanksgiving in Dayton: "A Feast of Giving" a dinner, a celebration, a community event, that can only happen because of volunteers like you. Click here to volunteer!
  • Dayton Ohio News, Weather, Traffic :: Community - Free Bankruptcy Evaluation

    Free Bankruptcy Evaluation

    Last year alone, more than 1 million Americans turned to filing bankruptcy to resolve their debts.Get answers to important questions here.

more »

Business News

China factory index ticks up, easing growth fears

HONG KONG (AP) -- Growth in China's sprawling manufacturing industry unexpectedly ticked higher in September, easing concerns about the No. 2 economy's recovery.

Consumer Info

   WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
 Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
 ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
 reputation. ...

Entertainment News

LEONARDO DICAPRIO-UNITED NATIONS MESSENGER OF PEACE

NEW YORK (AP) -- Leonardo DiCaprio says he hopes to use his position as a United Nations Messenger of Peace to help call attention to the problem of global warming.

Get This

CAVALIERS-LEBRON FAN

CLEVELAND (AP) -- LeBron James is back and so is his super fan.

Science/Tech News

IN THE NEWS: INVESTIGATING CYBER SECURITY BREACHES

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) -- So, what happens when there is a cyber security breach at a company?

Tonight on ABC 22

6:00 pm ..... ABC 22 News at Six
6:30 pm ..... ABC World News
7:00 pm ..... Family Feud
7:30 pm ..... Family Feud
8:00 pm ..... Dancing with the Stars: The Results
9:00 pm ..... Marvel's Agents of SHIELD (Season Premiere)
10:00 pm ... Forever
11:00 pm ... ABC 22 News at Eleven
11:30 pm ... Jimmy Kimmel Live
12:30 am ... Nightline
Complete Schedule»