Sarah Ford | November 7, 2013

Trumbull Students Take On Hunger in Connecticut

Over the last couple of months, Connecticut Food Bank has had the privilege of working with a group of extremely bright and talented fifth graders enrolled in Trumbull’s Academically Gifted Program. The 25+ students have taken on Hunger in Connecticut as their service learning project and invited us to lead some discussions about local hunger and what they can do to help their hungry neighbors.

We attended yesterday’s seminar to talk about what they can do now, and in the future to help solve the problem of hunger.  We also talked about how their service learning project could lead to a career in the nonprofit world.

At the end of the class, the students presented us with a beautiful card to thank us for “teaching and inspiring us to help those with hunger insecurities. ”

Here’s what some of the students had to say:

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Source: Connecticut Food Bank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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