Saturday, November 19, 2011

Ansonia pupils learn art of giving as they donate to food bank


Ansonia's John G. Prendergast School third-graders, from left, Lisa Marie Shehada, Andrew Bosworth, Christopher Sheehy, Aiya Chahid and Sean McDermott wait to donate staples to the Kathleen Samela Memorial Food Bank at Christ Church in Ansonia. Patricia Villers/Register


By Patricia Villers
Register Staff
ANSONIA — John G. Prendergast third-graders have learned about helping the less fortunate by taking part in Peapod’s Kids Give Back program.
Five students accompanied by parents and third-grade teacher Joanne Wiacek Friday visited Area Congregations Together’s food bank at Christ Church.
The students, one from each of the five third-grade classrooms, helped unload bags of non-perishable food items from the Peapod delivery truck and bring them inside the food bank.


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