The Student Council at Friedberg Elementary School in northern Davidson County recently organized a school-wide food drive and the students at the school collected food for Pastor’s Pantry! The original goal was 1,000 items and the “incentive” for reaching this milestone was that the Student Council teacher mentors would each receive a “Pie in the Eye” if the goal was met. When that goal was surpassed, the school’s principal also agreed to get a “Pie in the Eye” if the students could collect 2,000 items. The students quickly exceeded that goal as well – in all, they collected a total of 2,607 nonperishable food items for us!
The “Pie in the Eye” event occurred last week, with The Dispatch and WXII on hand to cover the story. We picked up 80+ crates of food on Tuesday, with the help of our loyal volunteers. We hope you enjoy the photos!
These types of events are significant for so many reasons. Please join us in recognizing the students and staff of Friedberg Elementary School for a job well done! Their generosity and kindness will help many in our local communities throughout the holiday season!