Ariz. The Hopi High School National Honor Society delivered
140 turkeys and hams along with food boxes to the elderly to make
sure they have something to eat during the holiday season.
Hopi High National Honor Society students worked together to deliver
the food up and down the mesas as they were greeted with smiles
and warm words from the elders.
Keith, a 17-year-old senior, said she was worried that they wouldnt
get enough canned goods, but when people donated during a basketball
scrimmage it ended up being a huge help toward the food drive.
went smoothly and I was honored to be a part of it, she said.
It was so touching to see how the elders reacted when we gave
them the food.
said some of the elders cried and others were purely thankful.
was an amazing feeling to touch their lives so simply and yet so
deeply, she said.
said this program should continue because it is so successful and
rewarding. She added that it represents everything that National
Honor Society stands for.
best part was the feeling I had after I walked into my house after
the food drive and felt like I had made a small difference in those
peoples lives, she said.
said the program can be improved by raising more money so that they
can buy more food for the elders in the future.
elders are such a special and important part of our community. They
have given us so much. It is the right thing to do to give back
to them as much as we can, she said.
said volunteering to help those in need shows the true character
Begay, a 17-year-old senior, said the food drive was good because
it was a way to give back to the community. She said it also helps
said the best part of the food drive was seeing the expression on
the faces of the elders.
Rucker, a 17-year-old junior, said the food drive was fun and it
made her feel good to see the smiles on the faces of the seniors.
didnt expect them to start crying like most of them did,
said the program needs to continue because it spreads cheer to the
elders. She said the best part was delivering the food and going
to the different communities.
said the food drive can be improved if more people donate food and
Mora, a 17-year-old senior, said the food drive is a good service
for the elderly.
thought our food drive this year went really well. The people were
very happy, he said.
said the elders were happy to receive the food and many were surprised
that National Honor Society was doing this because they didnt
receive food previously. He said the program should be continued
because it helps a lot of elders.
agreed with his National Honor Society members that the best part
was seeing the elders faces.
of them cried because they were so astonished, he said.
said making the deliveries in two days instead of one might improve
the food drive because they didnt have the time to get to
all the villages.
said the food drive is important because the elders are not always
recognized for the help they give others.
This is our way of showing our appreciation to them,
Jensen, a senior, said the food drive made her feel good because
it was nice to see the elders receive the food. She said volunteering
and providing food is important.
Silas, a senior, said seeing the elders reaction was warming and
joyful. She said the best part of the food drive was helping the
elders. She said the food drive is important because its a
way of giving back to the community.