This year Montini students celebrate the 23rd year of the Golden Gobbler food drive which benefits local food pantries. Students are proud to be responsible for donating over 328,000 items since the program's inception to food pantries throughout DuPage County.
In 1997, under the leadership of the principal at that time, Jim Segredo (now president), Montini Catholic kicked off the very first Golden Gobbler Food Drive. Since then the event has become a welcomed tradition to students and their families encouraging students, homerooms and classes to bring in non-perishable food items for local food pantries. Additionally, some of the food collected is allocated for families that are "adopted" by Montini Catholic during the Christmas season.
Bonus Items for Class Challenges
Monday-Pasta and Rice
Tuesday-Stuffing and boxed/instant potatoes
Wednesday-Canned vegetables and canned soup (HOMEROOM CHALLENGE)
Thursday-Peanut butter and jelly
Friday-Boxed desserts and boxed cornbread
The winning homeroom for Wednesday's contest will have a donut breakfast, the winning class for the rest of the day's totals will get to dress down Monday and Tuesday of Thanksgiving week.