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Canned food drive CAN-cels hunger

Molly Tomczyk and Meredith Bill
November 16, 2022

The theme for this year’s Canned Food Drive, which began Nov. 1 and ends Nov. 18, is “CAN-cel Hunger”, Claira Paul, Sophomore Class President, said. Donations will go to the Northfield Township Food...

Helping Hands: Dropping off donations, members of the Glenview community show support for South’s canned food drive. All items can be dropped off at the front entrance of the school.

Safety precautions prompt changes to annual canned food drive

Hafsa Rahman and Sophie Pederson
November 20, 2020

Many community events have been put on pause or canceled altogether due to the pandemic, however, South’s Student Council is still holding one event, the fall food drive, which will end Nov. 24. People...

Handing Laya Anvari, senior class representative, a bag of donations for the Food Drive, senior Ben Kalish helps provide supplies for 568 families around the community. The food drive underwent a number of changes this year to emphasize the humanitarian aspect behind the donations.

The extra step: food drive cans numerical goals

Sarah Ordway, staff writer
December 20, 2019

From shelves stocked full of beans, corn, and other low-demand products to students putting money and little thought behind their donations, Josh Koo, assistant principal of student activities, saw many...

South    Souperheroes: Visiting the Northfield Food Pantry, senior Kate Gregory, student body president, listens to a pantry representative to gauge their food supply levels. The Northfield Food Pantry serves 700 families.

Canned Food Drive undergoes changes with grade-level competitions

Maggie Baumstark and Jiwoo Hwang
November 12, 2018

South’s annual Canned Food Drive began this week with donations given to the Northfield Township Food Pantry, which serves almost 700 families, according to Jill Brickman, supervisor of the Northfield...

Sorting cans, senior Abby Grant, student body president, and junior representative Matthew Baumstark work to box donations from students and staff. This year, instead of accepting both money and cans, Student Council is moving toward only food donations.

Canned Food Drive adopts point system for donations

Mary Grace Reynolds, co-news editor
November 10, 2017

GBS Student Council replaced the numerical structure of the Canned Food Drive from a dollar being worth four cans to a hierarchal point system to restore values of humanity and service back into the annual...

CAN-DO ATTITUDE: Preparing bidding sheets for the Canned Food Drive Silent Auction on Nov. 18, Carolyn Kuhn, senior class treasurer, assigns a value to an item. The Silent Auction was one of the various events organized by Student Council in order to reach the goal of 100,016 cans.

Annual Canned Food Drive surpasses goal

Katie Cavender and Corinne Shaw
December 16, 2016

South’s annual Canned Food Drive raised 129,066 cans from Nov. 1 to Nov. 22. The Northfield Township Food Pantry, Onward House of Chicago and Vital Bridges received the materials. This year, the drive...

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