SD High School Work To Combat Food Insecurity

(Sioux Falls, SD) — A South Dakota high school says they found a creative way to combat food insecurity. Mitchell High School opened their own food pantry in October of last year for students. School officials say an average of 30 students stop by the Mitchell School District Caring Closet a week. The creator of the pantry, Jodi Reiner says she’s received many messages from parents sharing what an impact it’s made to their food budget. Dean of Students Kimberly Max says the pantry helps set the students up for success in the future.

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