Donations from Berks 'Canstructure Contest' helps feed space youth

READING, Pa. – A pleasant competitors amongst a whole lot of Berks County college students helps native meals financial institution serve native residents in want.

Seventeen groups took half within the fifth Annual Youth Volunteer Corps of Studying Canstructure Contest.

The groups held canned meals drives after which constructed superb buildings made solely from the cans.

This yr’s theme was impressed by kids’s books. The Penn Bernville Elementary Faculty was this yr’s massive winner with a creation of Winnie The Pooh’s Hundred Acre Wooden.

The entire canned objects have been donated to the Serving to Harvest Meals Financial institution, the place college students helped sorted and packed the donations Saturday.

“The cans that we donated will truly go into the weekender baggage which are distributed to Berks County youth who might not have sufficient meals to get them by means of the weekends.” stated Lindsay Websites, Youth Volunteer Corps of Studying.

Along with the meals donations, college students additionally collected numerous new books that can go to native children.

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