Utica Schools Charitable With Leftovers

The Utica (NY) City School District routinely sends leftover food that would otherwise be thrown away to the local Rescue Mission, where it helps feed 140 individuals three meals a day, reports the Utica Observer-Dispatch. Daily amounts shipped to the Mission vary as the district tries to maintain a three- to five-percent overproduction rate while feeding some 6,000 students each day.

Utica Rescue Mission depends on donations for about 60 percent of its food needs and the school distr

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