Recently Creswell Middle School’s “Survival 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.
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.