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SLHS Meals Pantry Helps 250+ College students and Households Weekly

SLHS Meals Pantry Helps 250+ College students and Households Weekly

Volunteers are able to serve the almost 250 who come to the SLHS PTSA pantry weekly.

A SLHS PTSA Meals Pantry spokesperson introduced on September 26 that distribution had surpassed 1 million kilos of meals and toiletries since opening in March 2017. However the want continues to develop as greater than 275 college students and households within the South Lakes Excessive College pyramid use the pantry and meals distribution every week.


To assist assist the necessity, registration is open for the fifth Annual SLHS PTSA Meals Pantry: “Do It Your Method 0.5 Okay” race on October 16, 2022, 2-4 p.m. “We’re thrilled that the fifth Annual Do it Your Method 0.5k will likely be in particular person on October 16. It will be essentially the most rewarding 650 steps you will take all 12 months,” stated pantry co-founder Roberta Gosling. 

“Our well-known donut station is returning in order that “race” individuals can gasoline up on the midway mark and push by these final 325 steps. We’re wanting ahead to seeing all of the costumes and a few actually massive groups this 12 months with a objective of getting 500 folks out on the Plaza. Contributors may also look ahead to some cool swag, together with the collector finisher medal and race bib,” Gosling added.

The race is a PR Run & Stroll stay occasion, however it will also be accomplished just about all weekend lengthy at any location. All proceeds go towards meals, toiletries, and different requirements for the greater than 275 college students and households who use the pantry and meals distribution every week. Co-Founder Andy Sigle stated that the curbside distribution on the SLHS PTSA Meals Pantry is really the perfect half-hour of his week. “Over the 18 months that we have been distributing curbside, we have actually gotten to know so lots of our great neighbors,” he stated. 

In response to volunteer Rosa Simon, the automotive line for the SLHS PTSA is not a line seen anyplace else. “These households count on to have actual conversations with us, actual assist with no judgment. Children will convey us coloured footage, blow bubbles out of automotive home windows, and proudly present how they put on their seat belts. Mothers will report weekly how children are doing in school and residential. Children look ahead to Thursday Meals Pantry day as a result of they know will probably be enjoyable.”

The primary 500 race registrants get a packet crammed with swag, together with a race bib and sponsor goodies. Scholar registration is $10, Grownup-$25, Households $60, and Groups $25/particular person. There’s a VIP choice at $100. That registration consists of front-row seats to the motion and extra goodies; nevertheless, solely a restricted variety of VIP registrations can be found.

Raffle tickets can be found at 5 {dollars} every: $20 for 5 and $50 for 15. The grand prize is a customized design sterling silver and 18 karat gold, blue pantry necklace adorned with colorless and inexperienced sensible minimize diamonds valued at $800. Extra prizes are to be introduced.

Platinum Sponsors: Rustic Love Vienna, Reston Neighborhood Middle; Sustaining Companions: Dealer Joe’s Reston, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Restoration Church; Gold Sponsor: NuAxis Improvements; Raffle and DJ Sponsor: Aspen Jewellery Designs; Silver Sponsors: Dev Expertise Group, Century21 Redwood, Wegmans, Lengthy & Foster Reston; Plaza Sponsor: Lake Anne Brew Home; and Native Service provider Sponsors: OmMade Peanut Butter, The Bike Lane, New Path Biking, Unbroken Tattoo, Chesapeake Sweets, Ben & Jerry’s

Be part of/Donate | SLHS PTSA,  no delivery fees at http://www.southlakesptsa.org/store.