St. Pat’s Angels 6th Annual Food Drive

by The Editors on October 8, 2018

Students at Carlsbad’s St. Patrick Catholic School just rounded up more than 50,000 food items during their annual food drive to benefit Got Your Back and Interfaith Community Services.

“It wasn’t that long ago when St. Pat’s Angels was just an idea,” stated Denise Nelson, St. Patrick Catholic School Principal. “Each year the Angel’s program grows and our students collect more and more food. I couldn’t be more proud of the efforts of our entire school community.”

Nice work, Angels! Congrats to eighth grade class for winning the drive by bringing in 17,358 items. For the official word from St. Pat’s, please follow the jump.

St. Pat’s Angels 6th Annual Food Drive

Over 50,000 food items collected!

Carlsbad, CA –Today, the St. Patrick Catholic School Angel’s program completed their annual food drive. They far exceeded their goal of 20,000 food items bringing in 50,828 goods. The eighth grade class brought in the most food colleting 17,358 items.

“It wasn’t that long ago when St. Pat’s Angels was just an idea,” stated Denise Nelson, St. Patrick Catholic School Principal. “Each year the Angel’s program grows and our students collect more and more food. I couldn’t be more proud of the efforts of our entire school community.”

The food collected benefits two local organizations including, Got Your Back and Interfaith Community Services.

Got Your Back gives backpacks with kid friendly food to kids who otherwise would only have a school lunch to eat.

Interfaith Community Services gives out 30,000 pounds of food to the poor every day in North County.

The St. Pat’s Angels program is always open to suggestions from the community on ways to give. To make a wish request email stpatricksangels@gmail.com

About St. Patrick Catholic School

St. Patrick Catholic School, a K-8 private institution, was established in 1962 and is located in Carlsbad, California. Students at the school are encouraged to be lifelong learners, independent thinkers, grateful, giving, honest, respectful and thoughtful Catholic leaders. St. Patrick Catholic School fosters a community where students grow in faith and knowledge in order to bring Christ’s light to the world. For more information visit www.stpaddys.org

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Photo of winning 8th grade class courtesy of Caroline Martin

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