Westwood will once again participate in the WCLG Holiday Food Drive. It will begin on November 13 and continue until December 5. A new exciting addition this year to the food drive is the food collected by the school will help stock our own Pantry Plus! This means that the food the school collects will go back to our families in need during the holidays.
There are some important things to remember about donations:
- Check the date on canned food. Expired dates cannot be accepted; it is illegal to distribute.
- All donations are appreciated, but try to donate the most nutritious items like canned meats, juices, ready-to-eat meals, vegetables, etc. Try to avoid non-nutritious foods like Ramen Noodles that include a lot of sodium or sugar.
- Money may also be donated that will go to buying perishable food like milk, bread, and fresh meat.
Each year WCLG offers a school dance to the middle school that collects the most food. Westwood won this last year. LET'S WIN AGAIN!