Kiawah Island Digest March 2019 - Page 6

6 | KIAWAH ISLAND DIGEST COMMUNITY OUTREACH Kiawah Cares Launches Updated Website Kiawah Cares launched its new website in late February. The updated website features a cleaner look and easier navigation. Visit to see the new look for yourself. While you’re there, check out the latest news, events, as well as volunteer opportunities from partners across the Sea Islands. COMMUNITY INFORMATION Chili Cook Off to Benefit Backpack Buddies The fifth annual chili cook off benefiting the Kiawah Women’s Foundation’s Backpack Buddies program will take place on Saturday, March 16 from 1-4 p.m. at Bohicket Marina. Oak Elementary, Frierson Elementary, Haut Gap Middle School and St. John’s High School. Stroll through the marina tasting samples of chili made by local businesses and pick your favorite. Making a donation is easy. Just call or The Backpack Buddies program supplies food to 450 text Mike Gorski at at-risk children, who receive weekly packs of healthy, 864-316-3894 and shelf-stable food that children can prepare on their own. tell him your donation The program is offered at Mt. Zion Elementary, Angel amount. Digest Contributors Virginia Chapel - Member Volunteer Bill Hindman - Member Volunteer Shauneen Hutchinson - Member Volunteer Sue Schaffer - Feature reporter Deb Stewart - Member Volunteer Staff Production Team Emily Jenkins - Communications/editor Leah Burris - Communications accurately and effectively communicate information to the membership in a balanced and constructive manner. Statement of Editorial Policy KICA will endeavor to report significant island news as well as informational topics, programs and events of interest to its members. KICA may from time to time publish editorials in support Digest Mission Statement Kiawah Island Digest is an official communications tool of of its strategic objectives. Member suggestions on content should be submitted by email to the Kiawah Island Community Association. Its mission is to