In the media: McGovern urges Algonquin students to help battle hunger

Representative Jim McGovern paid a visit to Algonquin on Monday as part of the Massachusetts Harvest for Students Week. The Metrowest Daily News reports McGovern talked to a group of students about healthy eating and how they can help battle hunger in the state.

“More and more schools need to come to the realization that we need good nutrition,” McGovern said. “Taking a stance and acting on it, rather than waiting for politics to take over, is a positive step and seems to be at work here.”

McGovern also talked about poverty and how students can make a difference. If all 450 high schools in Massachusetts helped a local food bank, “what a difference that would make,” he said.

You can read more in this article by the MWDN.

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tessa stephens
13 years ago

Local high school students – all students infact – can take part in the Southborougn Rotary 5krun/walk, 10krun on October 10 at 10AM starting at Neary School. All proceeds will go to fill the Southborough Food Pantry. See for the route and registration forms.

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