From December 8-20, 2010, the students of Eater Junior High will be collecting non-perishable food for the Community Service Center of Northern Champaign County. By doing this in their classrooms, Eater Junior High students hope to collect a variety of canned foods, dry foods, packaged foods, ready mix meals and paper products for the Center.
This drive is sponsored in part by the Eater Junior High Student Council. Donations will also be taken before the Holiday Dance. The goal for this drive is to collect 1,200 pounds of non-perishable food to assist the Community Service Center in their efforts for the holiday season. During this competition, the students will not only assist their community in which they live, but the grade level that donates the largest number of items will win a movie or dance for their entire grade level. Also, the advisory in each grade level that donates the most items will also win a prize.
This is the fourth year that Eater students have done a food drive for the Community Service Center. Each year, students have donated over 1,000 pounds of food. Our record was 4,000 pounds donated in 2008.