After noticing a lack of affordable healthy fast food options in their community, Jeannie and Cornell Falls decided to make their dream of opening their own restaurant a reality. In an article published by the Jackson Sun, the couple shared their plans to give back to the community in another way as well. “A percentage of all of our sales will be donated to Communities In Schools, a local nonprofit that works with families in need to help children succeed,” Jeannie Falls said.
Photo (L to R): Sherry Hoyle (CIS coordinator), Jeannie Falls (owner, Snack Time), MaryAnn Polk (Principal, Bolivar Central High School), and Willie Parks (Assistant Principal, Bolivar Central High School)
Each week since opening Snack Time, the Falls have generously donated a portion of their proceeds to our program at Bolivar Central High School. “Our program has greatly benefitted from this partnership,” said Sherry Hoyle, our coordinator at Bolivar. “I have some students who take food home with them after school and the funds have helped me keep our food pantry stocked. It has also enabled me to provide food, clothing, hygiene supplies and much more to help a family who lost their home in a fire.”
Thank you, Jeannie and Cornell! Your investments will continue to support our work connecting local students to the services and resources they need to stay in school.