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Filling Students Stomachs

 

Clyde, Texas – Members of the local Civil Air Patrol unit operated a food drive in support of Communities in Schools of Clyde CISD. The unit was able to collect more than 105 pounds of food and over $140.

 

These donations will go to filling backpacks given to more than 80 students across all four campuses. One donor informed the cadets with tears in his eyes “Programs like this saved my life as a kid.” Cadets were greeted with community support and the spirit of sharing. “It was a nice feeling.” Cadet Airman Jerry Wood spoke about the day, “I love the supportive community we live in.”  

 

Volunteer Service is a core value of Civil Air Patrol. The squadron commander, Lieutenant Colonel Jed Taylor was “encouraged by the cadets who are enthusiastic about helping their community.

 

While the food drive can be counted as a success for today, the need will continue. Donations can continue to be made care of Racheal Laughlin at the front office of Clyde High School.

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Supporting the Community

 

Clyde, Texas (22 Nov) – The local Civil Air Patrol unit has partnered up with Communities in Schools to help ensure there are no empty bellies this year. 

 

According to Rachel Laughlin, the Communities in School program currently feeds 84 students across all four campuses in Clyde.

 

The Abilene Composite Squadron will be setting up a table at the United Supermarkets in Clyde, Texas on Saturday, 27 November from 11 am to 4 pm.  The group will be collecting individual boxes of cereal, pudding cups, fruit cups, apple sauce, fruit snacks, individual Mac & Cheese packets, fruit juice boxes, oatmeal packets, peanut butter/cheese crackers, raisin boxes, cheez-its or goldfish bags, individual shelf stable milks, granola bars, or cereal bars.

 

If you are unable to make it by the Food Drive, Communities in Schools will accept your donations at the front office of Clyde High School.

 

All donated goods will fill backpacks of students across the Clyde School District.  Come out and help support the community.

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