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

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.


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.

In the spirit of giving, see how people around North America celebrate Thanksgiving:

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High school's heartwarming community pantry assures no student ever goes hungry
DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 10: As Thanksgiving nears, the focus is on side dish options for the big day. Pan dressing with pork sausage, left, grilled yams with chipotle-orange glaze, top, cranberry sauce with mandarin oranges, center, and yellow squash casserole, lower right, on Monday November 10, 2014. (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
Turkeys stand in a barn at Yordy Turkey Farm in Morton, Illinois, U.S., on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014. Founded in the 1930's, Yordy Turkey Farm produces approximately 10,000 turkeys annually, growing their own non-GMO feed and processing the birds in-house. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
CAMBRIDGE, MA - NOVEMBER 29: A small robot looks to pass along orange ball to another contraption. The 16th Annual Friday After Thanksgiving Chain Reaction Event held at MIT, featuring 34 teams and their Rube Goldberg machines. (Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
A vendor holds religious images during the Thanksgiving mass for the first anniversary of the election of Pope Francis and Haitian Cardinal Chibly Langlois, who was recently appointed as the first Haitian cardinal by Pope Francis, in the Sylvio Cator Stadium, Port-au-Prince, March 9, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Hector RETAMAL (Photo credit should read HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP/Getty Images)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH CONAN O’BRIEN -- Episode 113 -- Air Date 11/26/2009 -- Pictured: Puppies dressed as Thanksgiving dinner on November 26, 2009 -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank
SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 27: Tyrone Corbin Head Coach and Andris Biedrins #11 of the Utah Jazz dishes out food during the we care-we share Thanksgiving Dinner feeding the homeless at EnergySolutions Arena on November 27, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: Customers walks outside Macy's Herald Square after the store opened its doors at 8 pm Thanksgiving day on November 28, 2013 in New York City. Black Friday shopping began early again this year with most major retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving day. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: Atmosphere at the 87th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 28, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 14: The Good Shepherd Centre on Queen St. East in Toronto served around 1600 meals to the needy during their noon Thanksgiving meal. Toronto, October 14, 2013. (Colin McConnell/Toronto Star via Getty Images)
DENVER, CO. NOVEMBER 28 : Phil Regner with Turkey costume and runners are in 40th Annual Turkey Trot in Washington Park. Denver, Colorado. November 28. 2013. Denver's largest Thanksgiving Day run benefits United Way and goes for 4 miles. (Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
DeMarcus Ware sacks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck to end a drive in the first quarter as the Dallas Cowboys beat the Seattle Seahawks 34-9, Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, 2008 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Ron T. Ennis/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 28: The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders perform during a Thanksgiving Day game at AT&T Stadium on November 28, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Oakland Raiders 31-24. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 21: Bill Sanford holds his 14-month-old daughter Clare as he checks in for a flight at O'Hare International Airport on November 21, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The two were flying to New Jersey to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with family. The Chicago Department of Aviation anticipates nearly 1.8 million passengers will travel through Chicago’s two airports for the Thanksgiving holiday travel period between Tuesday, November 20 and Tuesday November 27. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
A couple in festive headgear enjoy their meal during a feed for the homeless and those less fortunate at the Los Angeles Mission on November 23, 2011 in downtown Los Angeles in celebration of Thanksgiving, the annual American holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November and centered around a meal of turkey and side dishes. The Los Angeles Mission has been helping people on skid row for the past 75 years, providing emergency services like shelter, food, clothing as well as professional medical and dental services. AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: Florida Georgia Line attends the 87th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 28, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

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