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Nov
17

Donate Non-Perishables to the CT Food Bank Food Drive

Did you know that 1 in 6 children in Connecticut struggles with hunger? Please consider having your child bring at least 1 non-perishable food item to school NOVEMBER 1-30 to support the Student Council’s November food drive to benefit the Connecticut Food Bank. Items can be placed in marked boxes by each classroom. Together, we can strive towards ending hunger here at home. Thank you for your generosity! Here are the food assignments by grade:

  • KINDERGARTEN: Beverages (ground coffee, tea, juice, water, seltzer – NO GLASS BOTTLES)
  • FIRST: Dairy (evaporated milk, shelf-stable milk)
  • SECOND: Proteins (peanut butter, canned meats, canned tuna, canned beans)
  • THIRD: Fruit (100% fruit juice, dried fruit, raisins, canned fruit, applesauce – NO GLASS JARS or BABY FOOD)
  • FOURTH: Vegetables (canned vegetables, canned tomato sauce, salsa – NO GLASS JARS)
  • FIFTH: Whole grains (oatmeal, rice, cereal, crackers)