Students at Corby’s Lodge Park Academy make donations to local food bank
Students and staff at Corby’s Lodge Park Academy, part of the David Ross Education Trust, have been collecting non-perishable foods as part of their first monthly donation to Corby food bank.
Students from all year groups within the secondary school brought in a number of items to be donated to the charity, which helps local people who are in a state of crisis.
The school collected over 116 kg of food, which is enough to feed five families. A representative from the Corby food bank went along to the school to collect the impressive hoard of food the students had collected.
Anne Franklin, Assistant Principal at Lodge Park Academy, said: “We are extremely pleased to see our students taking so much pride in helping the local community.
“We have been overwhelmed with the response and generosity of our students and parents. This was the first time that we have been involved with Corby food bank, and we are now carrying out collections every month to donate to the charity.”
As part of the David Ross Education Trust, Lodge Park Academy is at the centre of its local community, providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere and embracing the values of community support.
The Trust aims to provide every child with a world-class education by focusing on delivering high standards of attainment and achievement, whilst raising confidence and self-esteem amongst individuals. Alongside providing academic excellence, building a strong community encourages pupils to leave school as well-rounded individuals and valued members of society.