STAMFORD—Bags of donated food lined the gym as the annual food drive run by the Trinity Catholic High School Student Council exceeded their goals again this year. Non-perishable goods were collected over the last two weeks and were combined with turkeys collected on November 21.
The entire donation was blessed at the annual Thanksgiving Mass and then donated to the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, which provides food to over 100 non-profit agencies and programs in Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan and Wilton.
Goals for each grade level were set and exceeded! Freshman goal 810 lbs, donated 820 lbs; Sophomore goal 910 lbs, donated 1,030 lbs; Junior goal 1,060 lbs, donated 2,032 lbs and Senior goal 820 lbs, donated 1,411 lbs.
A grand total of 5,293 lbs of food were loaded on to the Food Bank’s truck for distribution to various agencies.