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Queen Creek High students help families in need this Thanksgiving

Posted 11/25/21

This Thanksgiving, Queen Creek High School is providing meals for more than150 families.

In addition, the school is donating more than $2,500 in grocery store gift cards to families in …

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Education

Queen Creek High students help families in need this Thanksgiving

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This Thanksgiving, Queen Creek High School is providing meals for more than 150 families.

In addition, the school is donating more than $2,500 in grocery store gift cards to families in need.

Volunteers from the boys’ varsity basketball team, link crew and student council collected food and donations through a drive earlier this month.

The donations are being sent through the Queen Creek Unified School District Family Resource Center.

According to the QCUSD website, the center only works with nonprofit organizations. It sends referrals to and for:

  • Department of Economic Security
  • Job service
  • AHCCCS, Health Care Connect
  • Free income tax service
  • Mental, dental, vision care
  • Immigration agencies
  • Women Infants and Children programs
  • Social Security offices
  • Clothing/food banks
  • Practical Portable Educational Project Inc.
  • Arizona Interagency Farm-worker Coalition Inc.
  • Red Cross
  • Community Legal Services
  • Head Start Programs
  • Adult Education Programs

The Family Resource Center is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. The center is at 20435 S. Ellsworth Road inside Queen Creek Junior High School. For more information, call 480-987-5988.

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