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South High School Families Donate to Those in Need

December 11, 2023

Students, staff and families in the Valley Stream South school community took part in Family Service Day on November 16. Together they supplied over 50 boxes of food to families in need this Thanksgiving.

This special event is a long-running South holiday tradition. This year, it was organized through the efforts of Maritza Tuohy and Principal Matthew Swinson—along with the student club advisors and members. On November 15, members of South’s National Junior Honor Society worked together to organize food items donated by the South community. The next morning, volunteers from the school assembled and decorated the baskets for families prior to delivery.

“Family Service Day is a beloved tradition for South and a critical opportunity to do something special for those in need,” said Principal Matthew Swinson. “It teaches those involved the importance of community service, a major pillar of our school community.”

Students, staff and family members took part in South High School’s Family Service Day on November 16.

The volunteers gathered donated food in preparation for delivery to families in need.

Volunteers decorated the boxes to be delivered.

Family Service Day is a major holiday tradition for South.

The school assembled a total of 50 boxes of food for those in need this year.