(Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Rowland Hall seventh graders Annika Pollapsek and Noah Blumenthal help people with bags of food during the annual Christmas Food Giveaway sponsored by Crossroads Urban Center at Rowland Hall School in Salt Lake City, Utah Monday, December 23, 2013. The food giveaway has been going on for decades and it is the 19th year it has been hosted by Rowland Hall. About 1,000 families received food for a Christmas dinner during the day long event.
Rowland Hall, Crossroads Urban Center distribute holiday food to needy
The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Dec 23 2013 06:24 pm • Last Updated Dec 23 2013 07:45 pm
Rowland Hall students along with their teachers, families and alumni on Monday worked with the Crossroads Urban Center’s Emergency Food Pantry to distribute holiday food bags to Utah families in need.
The group earlier had assembled about 1,400 bags containing cranberry sauce, yams, potatoes, dressing mix, green beans, and fresh fruit. Crossroads and the Utah Food Bank collected the food.
Rowland Hall, a Salt Lake City private school, has participated in the holiday food event for 19 years, according to a news release.
The youngest volunteers are 3, according to the school, while the oldest are in their 80s.
Copyright 2014 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
About Reader Comments
Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account
. See more about comments here.