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San Domenico School News & Events

Thanksgiving Food Drive 2020

Thanksgiving Food Drive 2020
November 6-24, 2020

VOLUNTEERING AT THE FOOD BANK

GAVIN NEWSOM ENDORSES FOOD DRIVE

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

VOLUNTEER – Your family can join me on Saturday, November 14, to volunteer at the SF-Marin Food Bank.

SF-MARIN FOOD BANK
2550 Kerner Blvd. San Rafael

Saturday, November 14, 2020
9:45-11:45 am & 11:45 am-1:15 pm (20 spaces available for each)
Minimum age 11.

Register with SF-Marin Food Bank:

Register for the 9:45-11:45 am shift.

Register for the 11:45 am - 2:15 pm shift.


DONATE FOOD – Please bring your donations to San Domenico School. Your children can drop them off at our collection area outside of Dominican Hall. If you have a larger donation, email me and I will meet you in the parking lot to help you unload, which will make me very happy!

ETHICAL FOOD CHOICES

Inspired and informed by our Upper School Social Justice Club, we would like to encourage you to consider the following list of ethical & healthy foods if you are choosing to donate to the Thanksgiving Food Drive.

What types of foods does the Food Bank need?

The SF-Marin Food Bank has requested foods high in protein, low in sodium, sugar, and fats. No glass or perishable foods please.

canned tuna
beef chili
soup & beans
whole grain pasta
brown rice
oatmeal
low sugar cereal
peanut butter
granola bars
 

Why buy organic?

Organic foods are produced with fewer agricultural chemicals, which can be harmful for consumers, workers, and the environment. If you can, please choose foods with the organic label.  

What food companies have ethical practices toward workers and the environment?

365 Organic
Amy’s
Annie’s
Cadia
Eden Organic
Health Valley
Kashi
Lundberg Farms
Nature’s Path
Pacific Foods
Safe Catch
Wild Planet

DONATE DIRECTLY – I always encourage families to donate food through San Domenico, because it gives our students the experience of participating and reflecting on the meaning of the food drive. However, if you would prefer to give directly to the SF-Marin Food Bank, you can use this link – SF-Marin Food Bank SD Donations.

Thank you,

Mirza Khan
Director of Philosophy, Ethics, and World Religions