Beech Grove High School students, working with Second Helpings, a hunger-relief organization, are rescuing uneaten, unopened, untouched food in the school cafeteria to help feed those in need in their community. During lunch periods at school, student project leaders collect food their classmates did not want/eat. Then, rather than letting food items, like fresh apples, unopened fruit cups, etc., go to waste, it is collected, sorted, and shared. With the help of the local organization, Second Helpings, and national organizations like Foodrescue.net, the students have learned
Follow the link to hear students talk about this program in a recent interview on Fox59
Indiana’s urban schools enjoy strong community connections. This is demonstrated by the way in which schools and community partners cultivate relationships that benefit each other.