Posts Tagged:gateway elementary school

Grind Out Hunger surpasses goal hits 278,616 pounds

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Its amazing what the youth can do when empowered. What started out 7 years ago as a way to teach kids altruism and compassion for their community has turned into a full blown spectacle. The goal for 2010 Grind Out Hunger campaign in Santa Cruz County was 250,000 pounds almost double 2009’s raise of 130,000…



School Tour update Grind Out Hunger 2010

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November 5th Spring Hill Elementary was fired up and ready to go. These kids were asking all the right questions fo sho! November 8th Santa Cruz Montesorri is a wonderful school and the kids are motivated to help each other out! November 17th Mission Hill Middle School and MHTV was the call, these kids will…



NEWSFLASH!!!The Kids make it happen!!!Grind Out Hunger smashes 100,000lb goal!

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Kids…are POWERFUL!!!! I am overcome with emotion while writing this blog…Grind Out Hunger set a goal of 100,000lbs for the 2009-2010 Kids Helping Kids Holiday Food Drive…Bly Morales, Lisa Allyn and myself planned speaking engagements, distributed DVD’s, spoke at dozens of schools across Santa Cruz County, built a holiday window downtown, muscled a 41st Ave…



Gateway School 1st official talk for Grind Out Hunger 2009-2010

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I always enjoy going out to the schools and talking to kids. This is the second year we Grind Out Hunger has engaged Gateway School for the Second Harvest/Grind Out Hunger campaign it was a great place to start. Ok, so can I brag a little about Gateway…2007-2008 the school only raised 797 pounds…in 2008-2009…



Grind Out Hunger 2008 contest period over..now we tally!

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Well another Grind Out Hunger campaign has ended and now we await the winners of this years contest. After speaking at Garden Elementary, Gateway School, Del Mar Elementary, Pajaro Valley High School,  Mission Hill Elementary and a few luncheons, Turkey Tuesdays at Safeway on Soquel and the last appearance at Sav Mart on 41st Ave…



Grind Out Hunger 2008 is off and grinding!

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This was the first two weeks of the Grind Out Hunger campaign I do with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Cruz/San Benito Counties. I have to say every time this year I get excited to go see the kids and speak to them about Grind Out Hunger at their elementary/middle and high schools.…