Skyler Jensen is a senior at Kuna High School. For his senior project he provided ten complete Thanksgiving dinner boxes to the Kuna Community Food Bank, to be distributed to local families in need. Each box was a complete Thanksgiving dinner, including a turkey and all the trimmings. In addition, Skyler also donated extra food, totaling 650 pounds.
Skyler explained how his project: “I set up a table in front of Paul’s Market, with a collection box, and a poster asking people to donate items on the list. I had an excellent response and local shoppers donated a variety of items needed for the dinner boxes. Several people also donated money, which was used to buy items needed to complete the dinner boxes. Whipped topping was added to each box for people to enjoy with their pumpkin pie. I had a total of six turkeys donated, and purchased four more with the donated money.
I also received food donations by placing posters and collection boxes in my high school and asking students to donate food.
As I worked on this project, it felt good to see how people are so willing to help others. I learned that people, at one time or another, have experienced tough times and want to help others.
I thank Hoyle Moore and the Kuna Food Bank for working with me on this project and I’ll always remember the good experience I had. I was impressed to see how generous Kuna can be.”
Hoyle and all of us at the Kuna Community Food Bank want to thank Skyler for his outstanding community spirit and generous offering.
Kuna Community Food Bank