Mispillion Elementary School Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Leaders, Parents, and Advisors Participate in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service 2015 at Girard College in Philadelphia. Fuel Up to Play 60 volunteers joined GENYOUth Foundation, Quaker, Dairy Spot, and other organizations in Philadelphia to give back to the community at the largest Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event in the nation.
Students, parents and advisors helped serve a nutrient rich breakfast to an estimated 2,500 attendees. In addition to providing breakfast, students ran two physical activity stations at the Kids Carnival. All in an effort to show local youth that being active can and should be fun. Students were excited to spread the word about the importance of starting the day with a nutritious breakfast and making physical activity a key component of their day.
Those in attendance representing our district were Program Advisor Joann Joseph, School Nutrition Manager Tammy Thompson, School Nutrition Supervisor Bev Harp, and Jennifer Bradshaw. Student Leaders attending Jack Morris, Carly Mackert, Lila Schmidt, and Ty Mackert. Parent Volunteers in attendance were Tammy Morris, Melody Mackert and Meredith Schmidt.