PeaceJam Community Service Day Helps Feed Families

By: Danielle Sommerfeld Email
By: Danielle Sommerfeld Email

Families in need got a truck load of free food today (4/2).

42,000 pounds of nutritious food was passed out to the community at Rickards High School.

The distribution was all made possible by PeaceJam, which is a part of the FSU Center for Leadership and civic education.

The organization teamed up with Farm Share and students volunteered to distribute the food.

Sicily Licona, a student volunteer says,"As a community we need to support each other, as a big family we need to help out those in need."

PeaceJam has a Southeast Conference every year around this time. They pick a different organization to work with to help The Big Bend Community.


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  • by dog Location: gone on Apr 3, 2011 at 08:47 AM
    Grow your own Garden it's fun and good for kids to learn to take responsibility for them selves not just waiting for a hand out.
  • by Ann Location: Tallahassee on Apr 3, 2011 at 05:20 AM
    Food is the way to help. Go Farm Share!
  • by Earnie Location: Tallahassee on Apr 3, 2011 at 04:33 AM
    Great Job Guys! May God continue to Bless you to be able to do more!!!!
  • by wayne Location: tallahassee on Apr 2, 2011 at 05:19 PM
    great job by the school and FARM SHARE
  • by cairo Location: ga on Apr 2, 2011 at 05:04 PM
    great way to help out!!!!
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