• Happy Halloween!

Filed under News

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Fourth+grade+students+work+hard+to+advertise+Brother+Benno%27s+food+drive.+Holding+signs%2C+from+left%2C+are+Nick+Ocon%2C+Gabriel+Quezada%2C+Emma+Ruder%2C+Sarah+Michelsen%2C+Lily+Awad%2C+Maddie+Brown%2C+Brady+Gallagher.++
Back to Article
Back to Article

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Fourth grade students work hard to advertise Brother Benno's food drive. Holding signs, from left, are Nick Ocon, Gabriel Quezada, Emma Ruder, Sarah Michelsen, Lily Awad, Maddie Brown, Brady Gallagher.

Fourth grade students work hard to advertise Brother Benno's food drive. Holding signs, from left, are Nick Ocon, Gabriel Quezada, Emma Ruder, Sarah Michelsen, Lily Awad, Maddie Brown, Brady Gallagher.

Emma Velchek

Fourth grade students work hard to advertise Brother Benno's food drive. Holding signs, from left, are Nick Ocon, Gabriel Quezada, Emma Ruder, Sarah Michelsen, Lily Awad, Maddie Brown, Brady Gallagher.

Emma Velchek

Emma Velchek

Fourth grade students work hard to advertise Brother Benno's food drive. Holding signs, from left, are Nick Ocon, Gabriel Quezada, Emma Ruder, Sarah Michelsen, Lily Awad, Maddie Brown, Brady Gallagher.

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Every year during fall season, the fourth grade leads a project called the Brother Benno’s Thanksgiving food drive. This drive helps those who aren’t as fortunate to have a Thanksgiving dinner. The students make posters that tell each of the classes what to bring in. The students also collect food in the mornings. They go to all of the homeroom classes in the school to take any food to gather in one place. They also advertise at the upper and lower lots, before and after school.

Every grade brings a type of food to go in the Thanksgiving boxes. Among the items assigned to classes are apple cider, canned yams, and dried beans.

Sarah Michelsen from Mrs. Deborah Quinn’s class is learning to help others from this project. “I think giving meals to the poor is good since they don’t have much,” stated Sarah. .

Max Trojanowski from Mrs. Haley Mendes’s class stated, “This should be a worldwide event, so we can help others. Everything that goes to the poor counts, like a blanket or food.”

Last year the school raised over 60 boxes. The goal this year is 40 boxes, but still would like to raise as many as possible. The fourth-grade students are able to have a hands-on learning opportunity with programs like Brother Benno’s.

Mrs. Mendes, one of the fourth-grade teachers, stated, ” I think the program helps and shows the students giving back in the community. They could also be giving to other kids their age who are in need.”

All of the boxes made go to the Brother Benno’s program, which gives them to families in the North County. Another goal is to include a ham with every box. The hope is that families of the school will donate hams. The fourth grade hopes everyone in every class brings in their food items by Thursday.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




*

Navigate Left
  • Thanksgiving Food Drive

    News

    Church Rededication Marks a Milestone

  • News

    Power Outage Hits St. John School

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive

    News

    Students Rank Candy Grams As Favorite Fundraiser

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive

    News

    St. John Middle School Holds First Dance

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive

    News

    Blessing of the Animals

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive

    News

    Saint John Students Venerate Relic

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive

    News

    Eagle Pride Publisher Wins Again!

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive

    News

    Jogathon Raises $30,000

  • News

    Grandparent’s Day 2018

  • News

    Eagle Pride Publisher Wins Best in Show

Navigate Right
Thanksgiving Food Drive