It may be a surprise to neighbors and alumni that many TJHS students come to school hungry. This may result in a visit the office of TJ’s resident Community In School Director asking for food to take home (especially weekends). This has moved TJVF to work with the Director to establish a more constant supply of food for the students as the need is increasing.
See below on ways you can help.
STOCK THE PANTRY!
Thomas Jefferson High School (TJHS) is in need of a year round food pantry. The TJVF is joining hands with Community In Schools to establish the pantry by November 1st. While efforts are being made to connect with resources from the Food Bank… we need supplies NOW and here is how you can help!
Peanut Butter/Jelly & Bread
Pasta and Pasta Sauce
Bags of rice/ Rice mixes
Canned Items (veg. and beans)
Holiday Items (stuffing mix, canned cranberry/pumpkin/sweet potato)
Tuna and Tuna Helper
Just add water mixes and meals
Snacks (Fruit cup, bar, crackers, nuts)
Cereal/Instant oatmeal/Instant grits
Spices and Condiments (cooking oils)
Cup of Noodles and Canned Meals (stew, chili, soup, pasta)
Shelving Units and shopping bags
For more information email Helen Trevey (TJVF) email@example.com or call Ms. Oxendine- Community in Schools (TJHS) at 780-6028 ext. 221