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    University Conducts Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

    Among the University of Scranton students preparing 200 Thanksgiving food baskets for area families in need are, from left: John Garvey, a history major from Marlton, New Jersey; Kaitlyn, Franceschelli, an undeclared major from Spring Brook Township; Marino Angeloni, a counseling and human services major from Jessup; Avianna Carilli, a physiology major from Scott Township; Sarah Brown, an occupational therapy major from Scranton; and Maeve Seymour a nursing major from Clarks Summit.
    November 26, 2019

    University of Scranton students, faculty and staff donated food baskets for area families in need through its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive organized by the University’s Center for Service and Social Justice. More than 80 students, including 45 members of Scranton’s Lacrosse team, volunteered to prepare and distribute 200 food baskets to families at the Valley View Housing Development in South Scranton.

    Other holiday programs organized by University’s Center for Service and Social Justice include Christmas gift drives and a Community Christmas Day Breakfast. The gift drives are currently underway for student, faculty and staff donations.

    Local students, faculty and staff will also volunteer for the community breakfast, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 25 in the DeNaples Center. Reservations are not required to attend the free breakfast. For information call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

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