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November 14, 2012

ARCHDIOCESAN STUDENTS AND NUTRITIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
TEAM UP TO FIGHT HUNGER

65,000 Pounds of peanut butter and jelly collected to stock local food cupboards


What:
Nutritional Development Services (NDS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will celebrate the successful completion of its 2012 Peanut Butter and Jelly Drive in conjunction with Archdiocesan schools and outreach programs on Friday, November 16, 2012 at Little Flower High School in North Philadelphia. Students will present NDS the PB&J collected by their school.

More than 65,000 pounds of PB&J have been collected since September 10, 2012.

When:
Friday, November 16, 2012
10:00 a.m.

Where:
Little Flower High School
1000 West Lycoming Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Nutritional Development Services provides meals, food assistance and additional support to organizations serving children and the poor as an extension of the services and mission of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The PB&J drive helps keep the 35 food cupboards serviced by NDS stocked with peanut butter and jelly for the year.

Little Flower High School and its Community Service Corps have been faithful supporters of this drive and other NDS initiatives.

Key Visuals:

# Little Flower students presenting their contribution for the PB&J drive to NDS representatives

# Additional quantities of PB&J collected at other schools

Key Participants:

# Anne Ayella, Assistant Director for Community Relations, NDS
# Denise Hopkins, Administrator for Community Food Program, NDS
# Sister Donna Shallo, I.H.M., President, Little Flower Catholic High School for Girls
# Ms. Brooke Hauer, Community Service Corps. Moderator, Little Flower H.S.

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Editor's Note: To find out more about Nutritional Development Services visit www.ndsarch.org/.
For more information about schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia visit www.catholicschools-phl.org.




Contact
Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Specialist
215-587-3747

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