SIOUX CITY (KTIV) — “I simply suppose it is actually enjoyable and necessary that we have been doing this in a COVID secure approach,” stated Emma Hutchinson, Senior at Bishop Heelan Excessive Faculty.
As part of Catholic Faculties Week, college students at Bishop Heelan Catholic Excessive Faculty participated in a meals drive.
College students collected 1,397 kilos of meals to donate to the Meals Financial institution of Siouxland.
“I believe that in our mission by means of Heelan with service, it is simply actually good that in Catholic Faculties Week we will participate in one thing that is going to be useful to everybody in the neighborhood,” stated Hutchinson.
And to make it attention-grabbing, the varsity turned the drive into a contest with every homeroom making an attempt to see who might acquire probably the most meals to donate.
“I simply suppose it will get everybody excited. I do know it is already for an excellent trigger, however whenever you add a bit of little bit of pleasant competitors it makes everybody a bit of extra excited to get out and donate some meals,” stated Hutchinson.
Senior Bereket Ware stated it was nice to see the varsity come collectively for an excellent trigger.
“Seeing that Bishop Heelan can unite on sure little issues like this goes to point out simply how sturdy of a group we’re,” stated Ware.
Hutchinson additionally stated it was good to see the varsity unite for a standard trigger.
“It simply makes me actually excited and it makes my coronary heart completely satisfied to see that everybody is happy and keen to donate their time and meals,” stated Hutchinson.
And Hutchinson added it is was an excellent feeling to have the ability to assist even through the pandemic.
“I am actually glad that we will make a distinction in the neighborhood. And I am glad that regardless of all these issues we will nonetheless discover methods to implement our service all through the group,” stated Hutchinson.
The scholars packed the meals up of their automobiles and hand-deliver the donation to the meals financial institution themselves.