Each building in the district is collecting non-perishable food through Jan.10 for the upcoming MLK Day of Service on Jan. 13.

Each building will package a different meal in reusable shopping bags on MLK Service Day. The following item donations are being called for:

•    Grand Avenue Middle School — “Grunch”—A Grand Lunch
•    Merrick Avenue Middle School — Italian Dinner
•    Calhoun High School — Comfort Foods
•    Kennedy High School — Breakfast Foods
•    Mepham High School — Quick ‘n Easy Foods
•    MAP — Baby Items

Please see the main offices for donation bin locations.

On Saturday, Jan. 14, students will have the opportunity to deliver the foods to several organizations: Bethany House, Momma’s House, Rosa Parks INN, and Regina House.  Other organizations such as Island Harvest and Rock and Wrap It Up will pick up their bags during the week of Jan. 16.