High school's heartwarming community pantry assures no student ever goes hungry

Fighting To Get Hungry Kids Healthy Food
Fighting To Get Hungry Kids Healthy Food


What started off as a kind gesture from the student government, has evolved into a full-scale, full-time resource for students.

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According to Huffington Post, students living without enough food to eat or basic necessities just have to "discreetly approach a school administrator to privately take what they need from the shelves."

This ensures ​that no student at Washington High School in North Carolina ever goes without.



The school's principal, Misty Walker estimates that about 15 percent of the total student body utilizes these important resources.

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With Thanksgiving and the holiday season fast approaching, the school is making sure the shelves are fully stocked to give students a piece of mind, even when they're not at school.

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