Thanksgiving Food Drive Starts Today!

Wood Acres is participating in its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive! We are proud to announce that we are continuing our partnership with Bread for the City. As many of you know, Bread for the City is a wonderful organization dedicated to providing food, clothing, medical care, social and legal services to reduce the burden of poverty.  You can learn more about the organization at

Please have your child bring a few non-perishable items to school to drop off in one of the marked bins placed in the front atrium.  Students can drop off items Thursday, 11/8 until Friday 11/16

Please contact Paul Cornoni with any questions.

Here is a list of suggested non-perishable items which can be donated:

“The best non-perishable foods to donate”

canned beans
dry beans
peanut butter, or other nut butters
rolled oats
canned fruit in juice, not in light or heavy syrup
canned vegetables, with no or low-sodium
low-sodium soups
canned tuna in water
canned chicken
brown rice
nuts, unsalted
seeds, unsalted
shelf stable milk and milk substitutes
whole grain pasta
low-sodium pasta sauce
popcorn kernels (not microwave popcorn)
canned stews
unsweetened apple sauce
whole grain, low-sugar cold cereals
olive or canola oil
canned tomatoes
dried fruits, no sugar added
chicken, beef and vegetable broths and stock.

Jessica Garcia Stember