To celebrate the 100th day of school, FWCD first-graders collected cans for the Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB). Each classroom’s goal? You guessed it, 100 cans. The grand total of cans collected from the four classes was 491! Megan Smock, TAFB Director of Major Gifts, came to campus on February 11 to collect the cans, thank the students and share a bit of information about the food bank. Smock shared that one can typically equals two or three meals depending on the size of the family. For the second-graders, this translated into providing 900 meals. The Tarrant Area Food Bank supports 13 counties and provides 520,000 meals per week. Last year, volunteers served 60,800 hours to help those hungry in the community. The organization’s mission is to empower communities to eliminate hunger by providing food, education and resources through innovation and collaboration.
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Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.