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Cocoa Packs Returns to Hershey Middle School

Clare Canavan, Editor in Chief

April 28, 2020

Cocoa Packs has returned to their home location at Hershey Middle School as of April 19, 2020. Cocoa Packs was in a temporary location at Spring Creek Church since the beginning of school shutdowns in Pennsylvania. Throughout the whole COVID-19 outbreak, Cocoa Packs has supplied food each week to st...

Cocoa Packs supplies toys to local families

Clare Canavan and Molly Glus

December 21, 2018

Over the past few years, Cocoa Packs of Hershey has worked tirelessly for families who cannot afford adequate amounts of food. This time of year, their focus shifts to another facet of giving: gift-giving. In partnership with Toys for Tots, Cocoa Packs will be the official gift distribution center fo...

Cocoa Packs Expanding in Hershey

The group listens as Kristin Argento explains the layout for and upcoming event. From left to right: Peggy Bravacos, Kristin Argento, Christine Drexler, Sally Copeland, and Leayn Easterwood. ( Annie Bravacos/ The Broadcaster)

Annie Bravacos, Reporter

May 8, 2018

Nearly three years later, they never thought the community would still need their help. Cocoa Packs is the organization that Hershey never thought they would need, but is beyond grateful for its presence in the community. It was formed in November 2015 as a weekly food assistance service for studen...

Garden Club’s First Day Planting

The broccoli waits to be planted. This was just one of many cold weather produce that were planted on April 21, 2017, and that won’t be harvested till late spring. (Broadcaster/Echo Rogers)

Echo Rogers, Feature Reporter

April 25, 2017

April showers bring May flowers. For Hershey High School’s Garden Club, they hope instead that April showers bring more vegetables. On April 20, 2017, Hershey High School’s Garden Club planted their first crops. About fifteen students met up at 4:30 to start the season off. Each Thursday, this ...

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