The final results are in for the Share the Love Food Drive sponsored by the Firelands FFA, Firelands Alumni, & Firelands Schools. Firelands High School brought in an estimated one ton (2000 lbs.) of food, South Amherst Middle donated about 210 pounds, Firelands Elementary donated around 1000 lbs, and the BOE and Firelands Alumni had about 100 lbs. In total, the donations have a retail value of about $5,560 and will provide around 2800 meals to people in our school district, according to Feeding America. Thank you so much to everyone that helped with the food drive!
The top donating classes in each building will receive a breakfast curtiosity of The Friends of Firelands. Congratulations to:
- FES: Mrs. Morris’s class
- SAMS: Mr. Carlock’s class
- FHS: Mrs. Finnegan’s class
In addition, we would like to thank Miller’s Orchards for hauling all of the food in their box truck. We appreciate your time and assistance!
Donations can be sent any of the the year (direct donations have not been included in the totals above) to:
South Amherst First United Methodist Church
201 West Main Street
South Amherst, OH 44001
Please write “FOOD Bank” in the memo of your check.