Lakeview, Howland team up to fight hunger

Howland and Lakeview schools came together to raise money and donations for the food pantry.

CORTLAND, Ohio (WKBN) – Students from two Trumbull County schools came together to raise money and food for area food banks.

Howland High School and the Lakeview School District helped raise $8,000 for the Second Harvest Mobile Pantry and the Backpack program in Trumbull County.

It was all a part of the Ameriprise National Day of Service. Tom Shortreed with Shortreed and Associates says it’s great to see the students and other people in the community come together to help those in need.

“It is awesome. There is so much negativity in the world when we are talking about youth culture. It is positive to see youth come together for a good cause,” Shortreed said.

The food bank distributed 9.5 million pounds of food in 2014, including 2 million pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s