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Feeding Hope and Nurturing Empathy Second Graders Lead Community Food Drive

While it’s not unusual for school communities to contribute to local food drives, it may be unique to have the effort led for more than a decade by six- and seven-year-old children. Each fall Mount Madonna School (MMS) second grade students, guided by their teacher, reach out to their preschool through grade 12 peers, school families, teachers, staff and friends, to share their learning about food insecurity in the community, and to ask each person to consider donating to help feed hungry people. This week second graders addressed their school community during a weekly morning circle to ask each person to support the food drive. Read More