DMC Children's Hospital gathers over 450,000 servings of cereal - Mid-South News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | FOX13

DMC Children's Hospital gathers over 450,000 servings of cereal for kids

Posted: Updated:
Boxes and boxes of donated cereal at DMC Children's Hospital in Detroit. Boxes and boxes of donated cereal at DMC Children's Hospital in Detroit.
DETROIT (WJBK) -

As DMC Children's Hospital's fourth annual cereal drive comes to an end, we're told over 450,000 servings of cereal have been collected.

That amount surpasses last year's total, and donations are still being accepted online through noon on Monday, June 10.

Since many kids get assistance in the form of breakfasts and lunches during the school year, the goal is to provide children with a consistent daily meal during the summer break.

We're told Gleaners will distribute the cereal to kids in Southeast Michigan through food pantries, churches, kids packs, food carts and schools that offer summer programs.

This effort is being led by the DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan Professional Nurse Council.

For more information on the cereal drive, visit www.childrensdmc.org/cerealdrive.

  • Jay TowersJay TowersMore>>

  • Andiamo Cooking School

    Andiamo Cooking School

    Saturday, March 29 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-03-29 04:00:54 GMT
    Learn to cook Italian with Andiamo and Jay Towers.
    Learn to cook Italian with Andiamo and Jay Towers.
  • Sip, Savor, Stomp

    Sip, Savor, Stomp

    Saturday, March 29 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-03-29 04:00:51 GMT
    Fox 2 News Morning LogoFox 2 News Morning Logo
    Get schooled in wine at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.
    Get schooled in wine at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.
  • Jersey Mike's Subs Month of Giving

    Jersey Mike's Subs Month of Giving

    Saturday, March 8 2014 5:00 AM EST2014-03-08 10:00:12 GMT
    Jersey Mike's Subs is on a mission to raise money for The Children's Miracle Network during the month of March.
    Jersey Mike's Subs is on a mission to raise money for The Children's Miracle Network during the month of March.
Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices