On Wednesday, November 20, at IS 71 in South Williamsburg, Community Education Council (CEC) for District 14 is hosting its first annual Thanksgiving Food Project.
The food drive will collect non-perishable and canned foods, package them into Thanksgiving baskets and provide them to impacted families.
According to Town Square, 70 percent of District 14 students qualify for free or reduced lunch because their families live near the poverty line.
CEC 14 will assemble the bags and baskets on November 20.
Here are suggested items to donate:
- Canned veggies/fruit (yams, greens, beans, corn, pineapples, apples, peaches)
- Canned milk
- Gravy, broth
- Dry beans
- Bread/muffin/cake mix
- Dry pasta (macaroni, lasagna, penne)
- White/brown sugar
- Juices, soda or cider
- Seasoning and spices