Thursday, February 27, 2014

Teacher Luncheon & Food Drive

Our elementary school does a luncheon for teachers and staff as part of Teacher Appreciation Week / Acts of Kindness Week.  HERE is a post about what we do all week from last year.  We did basically the same thing this year except we did a food drive for BackPack Buddies instead of a coat drive.  BackPack Buddies is a program in our county that provides healthy and easy-to-open food for needy children over the weekend when they otherwise might not have food to eat.  It's such a great program and benefits over 500 children in our county schools!  We had a very successful food drive and it was so rewarding to help fill up their pantry!  Here are the collection boxes I made for the drive:

We had the luncheon catered by an awesome local restaurant and had chicken salad sandwiches, club sandwiches, pasta salad, broccoli salad, chips, & brownies.  For the decorations, I used all pink tablecloths, pink tissue paper balls & pink lantern balls hung from the ceiling, 2 orchids in pink pots (that I gave to teachers afterwards), & a pink "Thank You" banner I made with my Silhouette.  It was a great week!  Thanks to all our teachers and staff!  We appreciate how hard you work for our kids!

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