St. Luke’s Sports Medicine and the Allentown School District gathered and donated the makings for Thanksgiving meals to 30 local families this holiday season.
Evelyn Payne, St. Luke’s Athletic Trainer at Dieruff High School in Allentown, initiated the food drive to collect non-perishable goods and gift cards for turkeys.
In the Allentown School District, where many families fall into the low income category, more than half of students rely on free and reduced-price lunches.
Note: This story was contributed by St. Luke’s University Health Network. Its publication is part of a news partnership between Saucon Source and SLUHN.