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Centennial Fights Against Hunger

Roni Adar and Jewel Goodly

Nutrition and education go hand in hand.  “Students who are well-nourished are better prepared to learn and participate in school activities,” according to the Eastern Illinois Food Bank. This year, for the first time, Centennial is starting the School Pantry program.  The School Pantry program is sponsored by the Eastern Illinois Food Bank. Students and families that are struggling will be able to get the food they need once a month, free of charge, at Centennial. The food pantry respects the privacy of its students and will therefore allow them to remain anonymous. Parents and students will not have to worry about confidentiality because everything will be very discreet. Read more »