WARE TILES – On Friday, vehicles rounded the Ware Shoals Excessive Faculty parking zone as college students and employees distributed meals bins to the group. The chance for the Farmers to Households occasion got here from a grant partnership with Save the Youngsters.
1,100 meals bins have been distributed, crammed with hen strips, fruits, greens and dairy. All folks needed to do was present up, no names or documentation required.
“We’re excited and pleased with this,” mentioned Fay Sprouse, Greenwood County Faculty District 51. “We respect the volunteers.”
Carrying “51 Squad” vests on their backs, the group of scholars, who do service tasks and volunteer work at Ware Shoals, lifted bins stuffed with meals onto folks’s vehicles. Academics and employees directed site visitors to maintain vehicles shifting.
Amani McCullough, a 10th grader at Ware Shoals Excessive, is a part of Squad 51.
“There have been extra folks right here this yr,” McCullough mentioned. “It feels good to assist folks in want at Ware Shoals.”
Will Hudgens was there to gather meals for his household and he cannot wait to eat the fruit from the field.
“That is nice for the group,” Hudgens mentioned. “Assist throughout these tough occasions.”
Chris Johnston, Ware Shoals Excessive Faculty athletic director, mentioned these kind of tasks are widespread at Ware Shoals.
“It is referred to as the delight of the Hornets,” he mentioned.
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