Knox County Food for the Hungry Elementary School Drive

The 2021 Knox County Food for the Hungry Elementary School Drive has been planned and is underway with the help of Psi Iota Xi Sorority. (Sigh I-O-ta Zigh) All donations benefit the 40th annual Food for the Hungry Drive. The children are asked to demonstrate that no one is ever too young to make a difference.  Mount Vernon area classrooms as well as Centerburg, Danville, East Knox, and Fredericktown Elementary Schools will join the Sorority’s collection efforts, and each will be supplied with collection boxes.

Donations may be made from Monday, November 15 through Friday, November 19.

This year as in the past, the classroom in each participating school that contributes the highest number of food items per student will be treated to a pizza party. Cash donations are welcome and encouraged, because each $1 donated translates to four food items. Checks should be made payable to Food for the Hungry. The winning classroom pizza parties for each of the Knox County school districts are being sponsored by Psi Iota Xi.  All Donations collected benefit and stay in each respective area of the county.


The top donor from each school will be honored in the Food for the Hungry broadcast from the Memorial Theater at the Knox Memorial on Friday, Dec. 10.

The students will be recognized on our live video stream at, as well as on 100.9 FM and 13WMVO, with reports given on WNZR and 93.7 the Super Q.


All food and donations will be distributed through Interchurch Social Services and The Salvation Army to meet the needs of our community.


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