Food is Served!

Recently Creswell Middle School’sSurvival Skills Class” served up a Cinco de Mayo themed lunch for Creswell’s local food pantry’s staff and patrons.  Taught by Ms. Laura Thomas, students from the class used their newly acquired food handler cards to prepare and serve the food. The cost of the cards were covered by a grant awarded from the Creswell Education Foundation.

The event was held at the the local VFW Hall where Creswell’s Food Pantry is hosted.  Learn more about the “Community Food for Creswell” program here.

A video news team from KEZI reported on the event.  Follow this link to see the report –  Review an excerpt from the story posted at below.

Students Dish Up Lunch for the Needy

By Jennifer Richardson

CRESWELL, Ore. — Creswell Middle School students dished up some community kindness Thursday.

As a part of the school’s food drive for the Lane County Food Bank of Creswell, the students decided to serve up a taco lunch to those in need.

The survival skills class helped cook up the meal.

The food bank helps around 170 families a month, and it says that’s barely skimming the surface of those in need.

“I just think that it’s good to help our community when they’re in need of food,” said 8th grader Kyra Hanson.

“Since Creswell’s like a small town and everybody’s kind of like a family here, we thought it would be pretty cool to come serve everyone,” said 8th grader Gisell Lozano… Read more here.

Nicely done Tigers!