The 8th-grade Leadership and Service Learning classes at De Queen Junior High completed a semester-long service project last week, partnering with Pack Shack from northwest Arkansas. The 72 students involved performed various fundraisers to raise $2,500 in order to host a "Feed the Funnel" party to provide meals for the hungry. Each serving costs 25 cents, and their goal was 10,000 servings. The party was held May 10 in the junior high cafeteria. The students along with some adult volunteers, packed 11,485 meals that were donated to local food pantries to assist the hungry of De Queen. These efforts were made to teach the students the meaning of community service and being neighborly.

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