Sunday, January 9, 2011

Tons of Food Given Away by JROTC

San Diego High JROTC
Mira Mesa food drive
Mission Bay
Crawford food drive
Students with their generous donations from San  Diego, Morse, Mira Mesa, Mission Bay and Crawford high schools.
Tons and tons of food -- that's what San Diego families needed and that's what San Diego JROTC students delivered this holiday season.

The annual district Holiday Food Drive brought in 12,806 pounds of canned food.

One school alone, San Diego High's Air Force JRTOC, brought in 3,538 pounds. For that generous heavy lifting, the unit will receive a Community Service streamer at the Brigade Awards Ceremony.

Another student unit dedicated to helping San Diego families was Mira Mesa High's Air Force JROTC, which brought in the second largest tonnage of food: 1,804 pounds, followed by Morse High with 1,225 pounds.

The food drive is an important event for students in ROTC which teaches the value of service to others and the great impact community involvement can have. Their donations went to the non-profit charitable organizations such as San Diego Food Bank, St. Vincent de Paul and Miramar Food Locker. For more information, please contact LTC David Guzman, (858) 496-8203,

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