Students from Heritage University make 300 food boxes for low income families

Students from Heritage University make 300 food boxes for low income families

Local students helped box food for low income families who live in the Yakima Valley.

Students from Heritage University Enactus Financial Literacy Program filled 300 boxes full of nonperishable items for families.

The group has been doing this for the past nine years.

This year TreeTop, Seneca, International Paper, Walmart distribution center in Grandview and Walmarts from Sunnyside and Yakima donated food.

Student leader Brenda Lewis said she’s glad they are able to help out her community.

“It really is heartwarming to know that you’re going to help out a family that is struggling and that cannot otherwise be able to buy the food themselves,” said Lewis.

Students say they hope that next year they can help feed more low income families.

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