Delaware County high schools are invited to participate in “Shire’s Great Food Fight! Benefitting Philabundance” and help the growing number of food-insecure families who turn to Philabundance for assistance.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Marple Newtown High School will join a kickoff food fight pep rally at Penncrest High School on Feb. 8.
NEWTOWN SQUARE–Marple Newtown High School has joined the cause in fighting hunger with Shire's Great Food Fight! to benefit Philabundance–a non-profit food bank that serves the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region of Pennsylvania. On Feb. 8 at 2 p.m., Marple Newtown will face off other schools at Penncrest High School, including Harriton High School, Lower Merion High School, Penncrest High School, Holy Ghost Preparatory School, Center for Arts and Technology in Pickering, Central High School in Philadelphia, Germantown Friends School in Philadelphia, Upper Moreland in Willow Grove, Conestoga High School, Renaissance Academy in Phoenixville, Archbishop Wood High School in Warminster, and Sun Valley High School in Aston, to kickoff the …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Five Delco schools will host basketball clinics Jan. 16 to benefit Community Action Agency programs.
MEDIA–During its regular weekly meeting on Jan. 11, which now taking place on Wednesdays, Delaware County Council announced the return of a cooperative initiative with the Community Action Agency to raise funds for low-income residents in the county. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, basketball players in Delaware County will raise funds and food donations for the Community Action Agency (CAADC), the county’s anti-poverty agency that helps families and individuals become self-sufficient. The MLK Day of Service initiative “Hoops from the Heart,” was started in 2002 and has since raised $50,000 for CAADC programs, a county press release states. Five basketball clinics will take place from 9 a.m. until noon Monday, Jan. 16, at Springfield High …
Monday, December 26, 2011
Worrall Elementary School participated in three service projects this year.
BROOMALL–Worrall Elementary School has six student leaders, who are all fifth graders chosen for demonstrating leadership skills, initiative, and are a positive role-model. These six students helped facilitate three service projects so far this school year. The first service project involved collecting supplies for the armed forces in Afghanistan. They packaged and labeled over 20 boxes of wanted items sent to American service men and women overseas. The students also organized a food drive and were able to collect over 300 non-perishable foods. These items were donated to families in need of help for the holiday season. Lastly, and most recently, the students organized the toy collection at Worrall and collected over 100 new toys for …