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Walnut valley Unified School District

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Season of Giving

NEWS                                                                                    Walnut Valley Unified School District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             880 S. Lemon Avenue
December 20, 2013                                                             Walnut, CA 91789

 
Contact:                                                   
Kelli Gile, Office of Community Resources
kgile@wvusd.k12.ca.us
(909)595-1261 ext. 31204

Season of Giving
Vejar Elementary Collects Canned Food for Needy

WALNUT, CA—Vejar Elementary School hosted a canned food drive for needy families during the week of December 16.

Fifth graders Faith Renova, Angela Barrientos and Annie Liang worked diligently organizing the event to benefit the Walnut Food Bank.

"I want to help the homeless have all the things that we have," said Faith Renova. 

Principal Jennifer De Anda reported that the drive was a success with over 16 boxes of canned goods collected.

"We've been getting a lot of cans.  I am happy that Vejar has been able to help the homeless,"Renova added.

Shown:

Vejar Elementary students volunteered during the school’s canned food drive. Shown: Faith Renova, Angela Barrientos, Annie Liang, Karen Lu, Angelina Li and Megan Chang.