SJC Rotary Collects Thanksgiving Food Donations


More than 100 local and Marine families were helped with SJC Rotary's annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Rotarians and Interact members from San Juan Capistrano schools, coordinated by SJC Youth Director Mike Darnold, helped collect donations from local shoppers at Irvine Ranch Market, Albertsons, Ralphs and Vons.


Rotarians transported the donations to the SJC Rotary Scout Hut where more Interact members separated it into family portions all put into shopping bags provided by F&M Bank. Each family received a bag with a turkey and another that held all of the "fixings" for a complete holiday dinner.


The Marine Corps sent a truck and trailer and 8 Marines to pick up the food provided for enlisted Marine families.