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Glenbard North students help hungry with trip to food bank

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 1:41 p.m. CST
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Dana Weber (back) and Shelby Gatewood pack food during a recent visit to the Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva.
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Glenbard North human relations students and members of Family Career and Community Leaders of America recently offered assistance at the Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva. Participants included (top, from left) Amanda Heimdal, Maria Ruiz-Ortega, Jailene Ruiz-Ortega, Shelby Gatewood, Shelly Israni, Shiva Chaudry, (bottom, from left) Dana Weber, Anahi Guerrero, Richa Shah and Susana Satigeral.
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From left Angela Ravenesir, Caitlyn Beckler, Kim May and Meredith Olsen help out at the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
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From left Tiana Chalus, Rob Collier and Bianca Antogiovanni were among the Glenbard North students who participated in a recent trip to the Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva.

CAROL STREAM – A group of Glenbard North High School students packed 7,258 pounds of food and provided 6,048 meals during a November visit to Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva, according to a news release.

The trip was facilitated by family and consumer sciences teacher Jennafer Hancock. Students in her human relations class participated in the service opportunity, the release said, as did members of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

“We are so excited to have been able to use our time to help others in need,” Hancock said in the release.

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