Starting Thursday, the Anne Arundel County SPCA will donate pet food to needy families with pets.
The Anne Arundel County Food Bank and the SPCA are teaming up to help local pets in need. Beginning on Thursday, the SPCA will host a Pet Food Bank, where families in need can pick up food for their furry friends. “The Pet Food Bank is an offering to the community for anyone who meets the low income requirements to help supplement their pet food purchases for the month,” said volunteer and foster coordinator Kim Teter. “So they don’t have to choose between keeping the pet and feeding them and their self.” Teter said this is the first time the SPCA has had a Pet Food Bank but it hopes to open up the drive every other Thursday. The event will start this Thursday at 9 a.m. The SPCA is working with the Anne Arundel County “people food bank,” …
School administrator goes to extreme measures to motivate students in Harvest for the Hungry food drive. Last year it was duct tape.
- Lea Hurt
Friday, November 11, 2011
What did your child do at school today? Hillsmere Elementary students got to throw a pie at principal Mary Wagner and watch as she reluctantly ate squid. Sound like a dream sequence from Diary of a Wimpy Kid? Maybe, but for a packed auditorium of Hillsmere students, it was very real and very messy...and gross...and great fun. This unusual activity was a reward for student participation in the Harvest for the Hungry Food Drive: Kids Helping Kids, an effort sponsored by Anne Arundel County Public Schools to benefit the Anne Arundel County Food Bank. Public elementary, middle and high schools throughout the county collected nonperishable food and monetary donations from October to Nov. 4 hoping to exceed the 142,992 pounds of food and $97,476…