Scranton Students Fill Thanksgiving Food Baskets for 175 Area Families

12/6/10

         The University of Scranton’s Community Outreach Office organized a Thanksgiving food drive for local families in need. More than 150 students participated by collecting donations, picking up food items and assembling and delivering 175 food baskets – complete with turkeys and all the trimmings - to the Feed a Friend program of United Neighborhood Centers, the food pantry at St. Paul’s Church and the University’s Leahy Community Health and Family Center for distribution to area families.

Volunteer Thanksgiving
         Among the students participating are, from left, David Hopp of Jarrettsville, Md.; Lauren Nicholls of Jermyn, Kaitlyn Frazza of West Caldwell, N.J., Ann Zeleniak of Taylor and Ellen Judge, administrative assistant for the Community Outreach Office.



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The University of Scranton
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