Weekend Backpacks for Homeless Kids “For Our Kids”

Press Release

October 7, 2019

Baltimore, MD—

There are over 3,000 hungry homeless children in Baltimore City schools who have little or no food each and every weekend! Saval Foodservice is proud to support


Saval Foodservice, the largest locally-based broad line food distributor in Maryland is proud to support the 3rd annual “For Our Kids” event to benefit Weekend Backpacks for Homeless Kids will be held Monday November 4th, 2019 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Woodholme Country Club in Pikesville.  Weekend Backpacks for Homeless Kids is an organization that provides backpacks containing healthy food for the weekend, and holidays, to homeless children and their families –EVERY weekend of the school year. Every Friday these children receive nutritious foods at the end of the school day. They now serve 20 Baltimore City schools and all proceeds from the event benefit this unique Baltimore program.

The Fundraising Gala is a chefs’ event featuring local restaurants and caterers showcasing appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages. Our own Chef Ken Plante, a native of Baltimore, has over 30 years of culinary experience and will be featuring delicious deli recipes and sharing other trends and tips with the attendees.

“We are excited to support Weekend Backpacks for Homeless Kids, as food instability is a growing problem in our community.  We have a corporate responsibility to create resources in our community to help the underserved.  Our youth are our hope for tomorrow.” said Paul Saval, President and CEO of Saval Foodservice.

Saval Foodservice is a family owned business, established in 1932 and is the largest independent broad line food distributor serving the independent restaurant trade in the Mid-Atlantic region. For more information, please call Darlene Holmes 410-379-5100 or visit www.SavalFoods.com.