ENROLL

If your child can benefit from this program, we encourage you to complete a confidential enrollment form by contacting our district social worker, Dee Stalnecker by email at: dstalnecker@hershey.k12.pa.us 

Once enrolled in this program, parents may choose from 2 different options for pick up during the school year.  Your child/children may pick up their pack(s) on Thursday evening from 3:30 – 6 pm in the Hershey Middle School (Room B 130)  or on Fridays prior to dismissal, at their school’s designated distribution location. 

We urge you to take advantage of this program for your child/children. There is no cost to the program as all food is donated.

WHAT EXACTLY IS A COCOA PACK?

Cocoa Packs contain a variety of food depending on what was donated on any given week

Cocoa Packs contain a variety of food depending on what was donated on any given week

While there are programs that help to provide students with food during the school day, there is a gap on the weekends or during times when school is not in session. Packs are sent home every Thursday or Friday to students in need.

 

Each Cocoa Pack contains:

  • Breakfast items
  • Lunch items
  • Snacks
  • Dinner
  • Beverages

 

 

 

COCOA PACKS DISTRIBUTION CALENDAR

Please reference the below calendar when planning for your weekly Cocoa Packs pickup

Food and nutrition play such an important role in developing the body and minds of children. The COCOA packs provide a little extra for families and most importantly, children who might need a little more. When asked what their favorite part of a COCOA is, a Kindergartner, age 5, replied, “COCOA packs are great because it gives us food on the weekends.”
— Hershey ECC Kindergarten Teacher