Number of Participants: 100
Hours Donated: 2
Value of Time Served: $1,690
Event Type: Civic & Community
Date: December 5, 2016
35 Pelican Road Levittown
New York 11756, United States
Northside School in Levittown held its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive with the help of the teachers, staff, students student athletes and their families. The efforts of head custodian, Bob Mehm, school nurse Cara Rutzel, social worker Samantha Romano, Principal Frank Mortillaro, the Helping Hands Committee comprised of teachers and teacher Theresa Heaney and her students all contributed to its success.
Hundreds of assorted food items were donated by the Northside community and sorted by Mrs. Heaney and her class. Turkeys and gift cards were purchased through the donations of the Northside faculty and staff and presented to 12 families. The children learned the satisfaction of caring for and giving to others through this coordinated effort.
Photo Caption: From left, Levittown students Nicholas Blumhagen, Talia Arevalo, Matthew Zah and Mattlyn Dermody participated in the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive at Northside School.
Photo courtesy of the Levittown School District