Purpose of The Harvest Drive
The Harvest Drive is a yearlong project that culminates events
that take place at several public schools every Thanksgiving.
Families receive a complete Thanksgiving meal and a week's
worth of grocery staples, as well as personal and household
necessities during Thanksgiving season.
Fundraising efforts and collections are under way throughout
the fall season. In years past, student from over 150 public
and private schools, as well as churches, temples and many
other community organizations have held drives and supplied
the Harvest Drive with the non-perishable food that is
distributed to our families.
The unique characteristic of the program is that in addition to
the business and community donations, children are at the
helm of all collections. In addition to helping others, the
purpose of the Harvest Drive is to teach children at an
early age that their contributions can make a difference
in the lives of others, by facilitating their direct
participation in the project.
High school clubs fundraise and collect large quantities of
food obtained at local grocery stores throughout the County.
Middle and elementary school students collect food and funds
throughout their classrooms and other school wide activities.
Civic clubs, local businesses, corporations, volunteer
organizations and PTAs have generously sponsored the
Harvest Drive by providing money to purchase the perishable
Children Helping Children
Educating children and creating a consciousness about the
needs of their community; promoting altruism and giving them
the opportunity to help others are the cornerstone of the
Harvest Drive. Harvest Drive believes in encouraging the
concept of children and adults working hand-in-hand to assist
families in Broward County with gifts of food and other
necessities during the Thanksgiving holidays and throughout
the year. Please join us in our efforts to stamp out hunger our
Broward County communities!
A heartfelt thank you to WHOLE FOODS MARKET team
and their customers for their generous donation to the
Harvest Drive. This money goes directly to assisting
hungry students and there families. We could not do
what we do everyday without the community support of
wonderful organizations like Whole Foods Markets!
"Harvest Heros" Making a Difference
|S P R I N G
North Broward Prep
will be assisting 150 families.
Friday, April 17, 2015
from 10 to 6PM.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
from 11 to 530, families arrive.
Volunteers needed at North
Broward prep in Coconut Creek
on both days for packing
groceries in a makeshift store
and in our boutique area!
Please call Renee Herman at 954-444-
5548 if you can donate some time.
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Staples For Spring
Harvest Drive at Western High
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 in the
mini gym from
Noon through 8:30 PM.
We will be assisting 75 families.
Volunteers needed packing
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Harvest Drive Supports
Food Pantry for
Harvest Drive has taken on the task
of supporting a fully stocked year-
round food pantry. The pantry is
located at the Broward County school
social workers' district office in
Boxes are filled with non-perishable
foods and given to any family in need
by their school social worker. The
second pantry at Western High
School will soon be a year-round
pantry for the same purpose.
If you would like to contribute to this
pantry, please contact Jodi
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Harvest Drive remains a 100%
volunteer charity, staffed by
students, school administrators,
teachers, community sponsors and
If interested in volunteer
opportunities, as well as for
students wanting to earn
"Community Service Hours "
contact Davi,our Volunteer
SAVE THE DATE
Fiesta with Harvest Drive
Join us at the 4th Annual Fiesta Night on Wednesday, May 6, 2015
benefiting our Spring Harvest Drive!
The fun takes place from 6 to 11 PM at a private residence in Davie including Mexican
eats and libations, silent auction and DJAHerm to party into the night.
Please contact Renee Herman firstname.lastname@example.org or 954-444-5548 for more information.
Hope you can join us for this wonderful event benefiting our families in
|Looking for volunteers on Wednesday, May 6 from 12 PM till 5 PM setting up before fiesta night!