Students at Sleepy Eye Public Elementary School have been collection food items for the Giving Tree. Each year, instead of gift exchange students are asked to donate a food item to the Giving Tree which is, in turn, donated to the Sleepy Eye Area Food Shelf.
All grades in the elementary took part in helping load the food on the back of a pick up Friday morning. Over 1,100 food items were collected. After loading the food, students celebrated in the cafeteria with milk, cookies and instrumental and vocal Christmas music.