Saltfleet District High School students Cram-A-Cruiser for Hamilton Food Share

Community May 19, 2017 by Laura Lennie Stoney Creek News

Saltfleet District High School participated in the Cram-A-Cruiser Challenge this week. 

About 20 Grade 9 and 10 food and nutrition class students led the way in collecting around 450 food donations over the course of a week to fill a Hamilton police cruiser destined for food share on May 17, as part of the Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation’s Just Give awareness campaign. About five graduated support program students also lent their hands to the effort.

“We wanted to take part in the challenge because we’ve learned in other classes just how many families are in need,” Grade 9 student and class representative Kaden Shepherd says. “It’s great to know that this will help individuals in our community.”

Grade 9 student and class representative Daria Pinnock, who collected 176 of the non-perishable food items from area businesses, family, and friends, added it’s important to look out for families in need.

“We’re all part of the same community,” she said. “If we don’t take care of people who need it in our own community, who will?”

Saltfleet was among 22 Hamilton public and Catholic schools that participated in the challenge. Thanks to a unified effort, Hamilton police dropped off 11,774 pounds of food to food share.

The Just Give awareness initiative’s mission is to inspire everyone to give and help make a difference for people who use food banks on a daily basis, especially during the summer, when food supply declines. The program runs across Ontario, with communities and police departments helping to stock the shelves of their respective food banks.

Saltfleet District High School students Cram-A-Cruiser for Hamilton Food Share

Community May 19, 2017 by Laura Lennie Stoney Creek News

Saltfleet District High School participated in the Cram-A-Cruiser Challenge this week. 

About 20 Grade 9 and 10 food and nutrition class students led the way in collecting around 450 food donations over the course of a week to fill a Hamilton police cruiser destined for food share on May 17, as part of the Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation’s Just Give awareness campaign. About five graduated support program students also lent their hands to the effort.

“We wanted to take part in the challenge because we’ve learned in other classes just how many families are in need,” Grade 9 student and class representative Kaden Shepherd says. “It’s great to know that this will help individuals in our community.”

Grade 9 student and class representative Daria Pinnock, who collected 176 of the non-perishable food items from area businesses, family, and friends, added it’s important to look out for families in need.

If we don’t take care of people who need it in our own community, who will?

“We’re all part of the same community,” she said. “If we don’t take care of people who need it in our own community, who will?”

Saltfleet was among 22 Hamilton public and Catholic schools that participated in the challenge. Thanks to a unified effort, Hamilton police dropped off 11,774 pounds of food to food share.

The Just Give awareness initiative’s mission is to inspire everyone to give and help make a difference for people who use food banks on a daily basis, especially during the summer, when food supply declines. The program runs across Ontario, with communities and police departments helping to stock the shelves of their respective food banks.

Saltfleet District High School students Cram-A-Cruiser for Hamilton Food Share

Community May 19, 2017 by Laura Lennie Stoney Creek News

Saltfleet District High School participated in the Cram-A-Cruiser Challenge this week. 

About 20 Grade 9 and 10 food and nutrition class students led the way in collecting around 450 food donations over the course of a week to fill a Hamilton police cruiser destined for food share on May 17, as part of the Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation’s Just Give awareness campaign. About five graduated support program students also lent their hands to the effort.

“We wanted to take part in the challenge because we’ve learned in other classes just how many families are in need,” Grade 9 student and class representative Kaden Shepherd says. “It’s great to know that this will help individuals in our community.”

Grade 9 student and class representative Daria Pinnock, who collected 176 of the non-perishable food items from area businesses, family, and friends, added it’s important to look out for families in need.

If we don’t take care of people who need it in our own community, who will?

“We’re all part of the same community,” she said. “If we don’t take care of people who need it in our own community, who will?”

Saltfleet was among 22 Hamilton public and Catholic schools that participated in the challenge. Thanks to a unified effort, Hamilton police dropped off 11,774 pounds of food to food share.

The Just Give awareness initiative’s mission is to inspire everyone to give and help make a difference for people who use food banks on a daily basis, especially during the summer, when food supply declines. The program runs across Ontario, with communities and police departments helping to stock the shelves of their respective food banks.