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Record Number: 17134
Displayed from: May 09, 2018 , until: Jul 09, 2018

Associated Churches and local members of the National Association of Letter Carriers will celebrate Study Elementary at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 10, for collecting the largest amount of food in the annual food drive contest.

Each year, Fort Wayne Community Schools participates in the food drive, which benefits the Associated Churches Food Bank. Study collected 1,180 pounds of food during the food drive

“"I’m so very proud of these students. In their busy academic coursework, they still found time to give back to the community,” said Roger Reece, Associated Churches Executive Pastor.

The 26th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive takes place Saturday, May 12. Food items collected locally will be donated to Associated Churches. Additional information on the national food drive can be found at


What: Associated Churches Food Drive Competition Winner

When: 10 a.m. Thursday, May 10

Where: Study Elementary School, 2414 Brooklyn Ave.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.