NEWS Walnut Valley Unified School District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 880 S. Lemon Avenue
December 20, 2013 Walnut, CA 91789
Kelli Gile, Office of Community Resources
(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.
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.