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From left, Lisa Lombardozzi, president of LINK and Marty Smith, Cluster One assistant superintendent for Fairfax County Public Schools, cut the ribbon on the new food donation bins at Dranesville Elementary School Monday, March 12. The school will begin donating unused food and beverages to LINK, which provides food relief to people in the Herndon, Sterling and Ashburn area.

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No More Food Waste at Dranesville Elementary

Students, faculty kick off food donation program with LINK food bank.

After watching almost 6,000 pounds of food go to waste last year, the students and faculty of Dranesville Elementary School decided to do something about it. On Monday, March 12 the school cut the ribbon on their food recovery program, which will support LINK, a local nonprofit that provides food assistance to residents of Herndon, Sterling and Ashburn.


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