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Community Relations Committee and other Community Projects

Harvesters Food Drives
Total 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
Pounds 7522 600 807 1631 1526 1639 1319
Meals* 15868 500 673 4959 1271 4366 4099
Funds $3,200 $1,200 $1,000 $1,000


"Secret Santa" Project for New Teachers

Each year the Community Relations committee supports first-year teachers with classroom items from their wish lists. Typical items requested include books, games, and art supplies, and the most frequently requested items are supplies to assist the students who experience sensory issues and other learning challenges. Visit for more information. In 2023, SAR supported 35 new teachers for a total of 313 teachers supported since the project began in 2013. Click here to learn more.


Blood Drives

SAR works with Community Blood Center to organize several blood drives each year. In 2022-2023, SAR blood drives collected over 140 pints of blood, which has impacted over 400 lives.

man on phone
giving blood

Supporting The Ronald McDonald House

Pop tab collection! Keep bringing us your beverage tabs!

In addition to collecting tabs, the committee has supported RMHC by collecting baskets for their online auction items, encouraging members to participate in their fundraisers and events, and encouraging people to donate items from their wish lists.

ronald support

Park Clean-up Days and Other Small Projects

In 2022, the committee organized 65 volunteer hours cleaning up parks and assisting local charities with manual labor.

In 2022, the committee worked with local restaurants to raise $681.27 for Helping Hands Humane Society.

In 2023, more park cleaning and volunteering at Habitat for Humanity.

clean park
group photo smiling volunteers
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