Vail Valley: Charter Academy donates 523 pounds of food |

Vail Valley: Charter Academy donates 523 pounds of food

Vail Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado
Special to the Vail DailyMs. Stroh, left, and Ms. Guercio, right, celebrate the good deed of collecting 107 cans of food for the Salvation Army food bank in Colorado's Vail Valley with a pizza party at school. Mara Millette and Michael Barrows, not pictured, also helped the fourth graders with their food drive win.

VAIL VALLEY, Colorado – The Eagle County Charter Academy had a canned food drive in Colorado’s Vail Valley over the past few weeks and collected 554 food items – 523 pounds of food.

The food was donated to the Vail Valley Salvation Army in time for its donations of Thanksgiving food boxes for needy families in the valley. The Salvation Army distributed more than 500 food boxes.

The fourth grade students collected 107 cans of food and won the school’s food drive. The students were treated to a pizza party for their efforts.

Giving back to the community is something the Eagle County Charter Academy truly values and these kids did such a great job. Eagle County Charter Academy parents and staff would like to congratulate students for such a strong show of support to the community.

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