She concluded by exhorting students to get involved in efforts to provide food to all those in need: “Age is no barrier; everyone can play a role in ending hunger.”
Please bring the items below for the GBFB’s “Healthy Breakfast Backpack Program” and place them in the labeled bins in the front foyer before the Presidents Day long weekend.
The teams are:
Grades 6 and 9 = The Cereal Group – oatmeal, cream of wheat, Cheerios, raisin bran, Go Lean
Grades 7 and 10 = The Juice Group – 100% fruit juice in shelf-stable cans or bottles. Apple, orange, grapefruit or tomato
Grades 8 and 11= The Fruit Group – canned or shelf-stable, unsweetened in its own juice. Pineapple, mixed fruit, peaches, or pears
Grade 12 and teachers = The Milk Group – low or nonfat milk, shelf-stable. Parmalat regular or chocolate; Carnation Instant non-fat dry or Carnation low-fat evaporated
Last year Beaver families collected 2,500 pounds of food — enough for 1,900 meals. Let’s top that figure this year!