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Monday November 20, 2017 at 8:07am Age: 2 days
Category: Intermediate

THANKSGIVING FOR ALL: GIVE TO OUR SCHOOL'S FOOD DRIVE


Minisink Valley Intermediate School is participating in a district-wide food drive to benefit Minsink Cares. We invite you to share your bounty this holiday season with less fortunate families in our midst.


WHY IT MATTERS:

  • 1-in-6 children in America may not know where they will get their next meal. 
  • 20 percent of Minisink students aexperience some form of food insecurity. 

Let’s pull together to take care of our own. Let’s contribute to our school food drive to make sure all Minisink families are provided for this holiday season.

General Information

  • Timeline: If possible, drop off your food donations before Thanksgiving. The school will continue collecting food items through December 8. 
  • Drop off: table across from entrance to IS auditorium 
  • Coordinator: Mrs. D’Angelo

Suggested Donations of Non-perishable Foods

  • Breakfast cereal / oatmeal
  • Pasta
  • Tomato sauce
  • Rice
  • Mash potato mix
  • Proteins (tuna, chicken, ham)
  • Soup 
  • Entrees (beef stew, ravioli) 
  • Fruit in Juice
  • 100% Juice  

IMPORTANT
—Home-canned, expired or unlabeled food items cannot be distributed. 


RECYCLE!
—Drop off some extra bags (with handles) to help with food distribution. 


Monetary Gifts
—If you would like to make a monetary donation, please make checks payable to Minisink Cares, and mail to Minisink Cares, PO Box 515, Slate Hill 1973.


Backpack Food Program
Find out how you can help reduce food insecurity for our students by participating the year-round Backpack Food Program


THANK YOU!