Marking its 24th year, St. Mary’s Dominican High School’s annual food drive collected 58,541 donations for Second Harvest FoodBank. Led by Dominican’s Campus Ministry Club, all class levels and alumnae participated in the one-week drive. The theme for this year’s competition was, “So You Think You CAN Dance.”
Eighth Grade received the Spirit of Service Award for bringing in more than 8,000 items in one day. A generous donation of $12,500 from Mrs. Jessica Brandt and Ray Brandt Automotive contributed to the successful drive. Donations breakdown: Seniors – 23,679; 8th Grade – 11,791; Juniors – 11,578; Sophomores – 4,931; Alumnae – 4,662; Freshmen – 1,900.
Second Harvest Food Bank leads the fight against hunger in South Louisiana by providing food access, advocacy, education, and disaster response. Second Harvest provides food and support to 700+ community partners and programs across 23 parishes. The staff and volunteers distribute the equivalent of more than 48 million meals to 300,000+ people a year.
2 responses to “St. Mary’s Dominican High School Annual Food Drive Collection Totals 58,541 Donations for Second Harvest Food Bank”
So wonderful to learn that young people are joining in with a group like Second Harvest.
This report is just amazing. Indeed, you are disciples. Thank you for feeding the hungry, showing deep love, by prayer and care for a wide community. Continue to make a difference year after year. Thank you.