Thanksgiving Food Drive starts Tuesday


staff report

It is that time of the year again when all Ben Davis staff and students join together to provide assistance for those in need throughout the district. The annual Thanksgiving Food Drive begins Tuesday, November 1, and runs through Tuesday, November 15.

This project is sponsored by your 2023 Senior Class Officers and feeds more than 400 families each year district wide. The drive costs $7,000.00 to fund. Each family receives a turkey, milk, bread, eggs, butter, and 3 bags of groceries.

Here are some different ways in which you can help to make this a success:

1.) Each Impact class can collect non-perishable food items. As you collect the food items, place them in a bag and keep track of your total items. Once a bag is filled, put your name on it and bring it to the main office.

2.) Provide monetary donations. All checks can be made payable to Ben Davis High School. If you collect cash and/or change, please bring it to the main office and we will receipt it for you.

3.) Sponsor a family for ONLY $25.00

The goal is for every Impact class to collect at least three bags of food and $25.00. By meeting this goal, we will be able to feed more families in our township and stock up on our year round pantry.

The class that collects the most food items and money will win our free gourmet breakfast prepared by “The Waffle Guy.”

Here is a list of items we suggest to donate:

cranberry sauce
instant mashed potatoes
mac and cheese
pop tarts
peanut butter
helper mix (tuna, hamburger, etc. )
canned vegetables
canned soup
spaghetti and spaghetti sauce
cake mix