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HUB kids volunteer at Good Cheer | NOTABLE

April 1, 2013 · Updated 2:57 PM

HUB youths take a break during a day of gardening at the Good Cheer Food Bank. From the left are Good Cheer Garden Coordinator Cary Peterson, Mikayla Kestle, Elric Jeffers, Kayla Aleck, Sabastian Shewell, Serenity Fernandez, Colby Brashoe, Lars Hetland, Cameron Hall, HUB Program Assistant Tom Stepanski and Camille Green. Crouched down in the front row are Adri Denman, Miriam Dandridge and Tyler Clark. / Frankie Petitclerc photo

A group of youths who hang out at The HUB gave back to the community that funded their after school program.

Earlier this month, HUB youths volunteered at the Good Cheer Food Bank, which supplies the nonprofit organization with food and snacks. HUB kids dug up onions and strawberry plants, shoveled soil and compost together and filled the planting bed with more soil, then replanted the strawberries in less than an hour.

“The kids literally got their hands dirty and had a lot of fun in the process,” said Frankie Petitclerc, The HUB’s program manager.


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