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Chapter Information

Care to Learn - Sparta was established in 2014 as the 13th Care to Learn Chapter. It currently serves students in partnership with the Sparta R-III School District.

In addition to serving the health, hunger, and hygiene needs, the Sparta Care to Learn Chapter also provides a robust weekend backpack program for students.

The Sparta Chapter also partners with several organizations in the community to raise funds for students in need, including an annual food drive for local families and students.

An adult placing a toothbrush in a student's backpack.

Key Facts

Care to Learn - Sparta

  • $58,649.46 = Total Amount Spent to Meet Students’ Needs
  • 9,734 = Total Number of Student Needs Met
  • $6.03 = Average Cost to Meet A Student’s Need

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Chapter Leadership

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Meeting the Need

Care to Learn - Sparta works with the Sparta R-III School District to fill these health, hunger, and hygiene needs for students:

Doctor appointments
Dental care
Eye exam and glasses
Hearing services/equipment
Mental health services
Pest control services
Prescription assistance


Weekend food bags (PK – 6th)
Food pantry (7th – 12th)
Classroom snacks
Grocery vouchers


Clothing/Shoe voucher
Feminine products
Lice treatments
Laundry detergent
Laundry vouchers
Household cleaning supplies

close up of students shoes

Make a Gift

You can help make a difference today—every gift counts. See how you can support our mission and help kids in your area, and across the state, be successful in school.

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