Gorham Food Pantry - Gorham Middle School

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Presentation by the Gorham Food Pantry to Gorham Middle School students about the pantry, the community, and the impact that they can have on both.

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Gorham Food Pantry - Gorham Middle School

  1. 1. Gorham Food Pantry A Lesson In Building Community
  2. 2. What I Learned During My Middle School Volunteering… <ul><li>We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.  </li></ul><ul><li>~Franklin Delano Roosevelt </li></ul>My daughter Elisabeth in Middle School My Elementary School… Roman Coliseum Photo Credit: Jorge Chang/Flickr
  3. 3. A Tale Of Two Food Pantries <ul><li>Gorham Food Pantry Circa 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>Gorham Food Pantry </li></ul><ul><li>As Of January 2009 </li></ul>
  4. 4. There Is No Such Thing As A Free Lunch
  5. 5. Clients…Not What You Would “Expect” Photo Credits At End Of Presentation
  6. 6. Inch By Inch – Row By Row We’re Gonna Make This Garden G R O W ! <ul><li>Guess how many pounds of fruits and vegetables from the Gorham Middle School Garden were donated to the Gorham Food Pantry during the 2009 – 2010 school year </li></ul>
  7. 7. Gorham Food Pantry – Online www.gorhamfoodpantry.org
  8. 8. Making A Difference <ul><li>If every person in Gorham bought one (1) item every week, the pantry would never run out of anything. </li></ul>Photo Credit: Getty Images – blende11
  9. 9. Imagine Photo Credit: Getty Images – Yasuhide Fumoto
  10. 10. Credits <ul><li>Photo Credits From Collage: </li></ul><ul><li>Getty Images - MoMo Productions Getty Images - Gary Houlder Getty Images - Image Source Getty Images - Jim Whitmer Getty Images - Tanya Constantine Getty Images - Purestock Getty Images - Buena Vista Images Getty Images - CW Hanley Getty Images - Jamie Grill </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Credit This Page: </li></ul><ul><li>Getty Images – Nick Dolding </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation Created By: </li></ul><ul><li>Elisa Doucette, Ophelia’s Webb </li></ul><ul><li>Presented By: </li></ul><ul><li>Frances Thurston Doucette, </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Director GFP </li></ul><ul><li>Gorham Middle School donated </li></ul><ul><li>143 lbs of fruits & vegetables!! </li></ul>

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