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Milton Schools Assist in Thanksgiving Food Drive

Public and private schools in Milton chipped in on the Milton Community Food Pantry's effort to provide a Thanksgiving meal to local families.

Today, families all over the country will sit down to a traditional Thanksgiving meal. For over 180 less-fortunate Milton families the meal wouldn’t have been possible without donations from the Milton Community Food Pantry.

Last Thursday, volunteers collected and sorted items, which would become Thanksgiving dinner just seven days later.

Students at as well as , , and collected items throughout the month. , , ,  ninth graders and several non-school organizations also took donations.

Last Thursday, Milton Community Food Pantry Co-Director Pat Brawley collected an SUV-full of donations from the Centre School. Brawley was able to personally thank the full and half-day students while picking up the haul.

The month-long collection at the school was part of the “Towards a Better World “ curriculum. Students discussed what they were thankful for and expressed happiness at the ideas of helping others.

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