The Hamilton Bulldogs are stepping up to help 17 area schools.
The Bulldogs Foundation is contributing $125,000 to help feed 5,000 kids in high needs schools across the city.
The Dawgs breakfast program began three years ago has helped feed roughly 2,000 kids a year.
Schools within the HWDSB and the HWCDSB will benefit. They include 13 elementary schools and two high schools were designated as Dawgs Breakfast Program beneficiaries for this school year.
Adelaide Hoodless Elementary School,
Bennetto Elementary School,
Cathy Weaver Elementary School,
Dr. Davey Elementary School,
Hess Street Elementary School,
Hillcrest Elementary School,
Queen Victoria Elementary School,
Roxborough Park Elementary School,
St. Ann (Hamilton) Catholic School,
St. Brigid Catholic School,
St. Lawrence Catholic School,
St. Michael Catholic School,
St. Patrick Catholic School,
Sir John A. McDonald Secondary School
and Cathedral High School.
Two additional schools supported under the previous program will continue to receive funding: Barton Secondary School and Parkview Secondary School.