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WHAT: Students from Monterey Trail High School are mobilizing a Hearts for Houston Monetary Donation Drive in collaboration with the Houston Food Bank. More than 80 ASB leadership students borrowed the Pennies for Patients model used at the school every year and adapted it to generate funds that then the Houston Food Bank can use toward providing supplies and shelter for Houstonians affected by Hurricane Harvey.

  • Friday – Kick-Off
  • Staff arrive on campus at 7:30 a.m. Students arrive at 8:00 am. If necessary, students may arrive to campus earlier if needed. Please contact school representative (number below).
  • Staff and students will wear red this Friday to support drive and show solidarity.
  • More than 80 ASB students completely organized this fundraiser.

WHEN: Runs from Friday, September 1 – Friday, September 15, 2017

WHERE: Monterey Trail High School, 8661 Power Inn Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624. Please check-in at front office.

WHO: 80+ Monterey Trail High School leadership students.

HOW: Students created collection boxes to be put in all classrooms and offices and to be monitored by the staff.  After the two-week window, all proceeds will be deposited into an ASB special account designated for Hearts for Houston and the school will issue a check. All proceeds will go to the Houston Food Bank. Students will also be encouraging families, friends, staff and the community to also make online donations directly to the Houston Food Bank at www.houstonfoodbank.org.

School Contact:

Activities Director: Jamie Robinson (760) 583-5894


About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 70 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.

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