April 2, 2022

As part of Truman Heartland Community Foundation’s (THCF) Youth Advisory Council fundraising activities, more than 100 area high school students have organized an 8-hour food drive to benefit local community food pantries. Student volunteers s will attempt to fill several box trucks with food and household goods donations and expect to collect at least 10,000 donated items at each participating Hy-Vee location in just eight hours.

Event: Youth Advisory Council – Fill Those Trucks!

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Time: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Locations: Hy-Vee on 40 Hwy and Noland Road, Independence – benefitting Community Service League
Hy-Vee on 40 Hwy, Blue Springs – benefiting Community Service League
Hy-Vee on 3rd and Ward, Lee’s Summit – benefiting Lee’s Summit Social Services
Hy-Vee on 350 Hwy, Raytown – benefiting Raytown Emergency Assistance Program

The Youth Advisory Council at Truman Heartland Community Foundation empowers area students to take an active leadership role in their communities, teaching them how to give back through fundraising, grantmaking, and volunteering. YAC engages hundreds of student leaders annually, representing numerous area high schools. YAC members are committed to improving the lives of children and young people throughout the region.