Scranton Students Fill Thanksgiving Food Baskets for 175 Area Families
University of Scranton’s Community Outreach Office organized a Thanksgiving
food drive for local families in need. More than 150 students participated by
collecting donations, picking up food items and assembling and delivering 175
food baskets – complete with turkeys and all the trimmings - to the Feed a
Friend program of United Neighborhood Centers, the food pantry at St. Paul’s
Church and the University’s Leahy Community Health and Family Center for
distribution to area families.
Among the students participating are, from left, David Hopp of Jarrettsville, Md.; Lauren Nicholls of Jermyn, Kaitlyn Frazza of West Caldwell, N.J., Ann Zeleniak of Taylor and Ellen Judge, administrative assistant for the Community Outreach Office.