Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

Fight Hunger with Crenshaw

Enter to win a Skype visit with New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate

Host a Crenshaw Food Drive at your school or library between September 1, 2016 and November 30, 2016! The three schools or libraries that collect the most food for a local food pantry by November 30 will receive a Skype visit from Katherine Applegate. For the complete rules, visit

Host a Crenshaw Food Drive in your school or library

Share photos of your school food drive online with #CrenshawFoodDrive

See what other schools and libraries are doing for their food drive

Schools and libraries across the country host Crenshaw Food Drives to fight childhood hunger. See a few examples of their charity in action!

'I Donated' stickers

Students in Vermont filled a Crenshaw silhouette with "I Donated" stickers!

'Students at Food Pantry

Students conclude their Crenshaw Food Drive with a visit to the local food pantry to learn about how their donations will help those in need.

Decorated hallway'

Students in Michigan decorated a hallway with "I Donated!" wall decals

'Wall decals

The "I Donated!" wall decals in action!

'Students with poster

Students in Kentucky created posters to decorate the school hallways

'I Donated' stickers

Students research childhood hunger and the best foods to donate to food pantries to prepare for their Crenshaw Food Drive

    Did you know. . .
  • Nearly one in five kids in America lives in a household that struggles to put food on the table.
  • Three out of five K–8 public school teachers say they regularly see students come to school hungry.
  • Teachers of hungry kids spend, on average, about $37 of their own money each month to buy food for students.