Did you know 1 in 4 children and 1 in 5 adults face the reality of hunger in Santa Cruz County? Second Harvest Food Bank provides meals for 55,000 people each month. This includes children, seniors, veterans, homeless, working poor, and those who need help making it through a tough time. (Source: www.thefoodbank.org)
You can support those who are hungry here in Santa Cruz County in two ways:
DONATE FOOD by giving non-perishable boxed, canned, or bagged (no glass, and please check the expiration date.) We have bins in the lobby and bags/boxes in the classrooms.
DONATE FUNDS by clicking on this link: https://give.thefoodbank.org/
teams/10246-gateway-school (No amount is to little!) $1 provides FOUR meals.
All food will be picked up December 21st! Thanks for your support!
~ the Gateway Sixth Grade Class
Sixth grade put together this video on food insecurity facts. Please support their donation drive.