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Elementary School News

August 21, 2014


MCBF 'Concert for a Cause' to Benefit Weekend on Wheels

The Maplewood Richmond Heights School District has partnered with the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation (MCBF), the Maplewood United Methodist Church, and Thrivent Financial to present “Concert for a Cause” featuring the The Foggy Memory Boys, on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. The concert, held in Ryan Hummert Park, will benefit the MRH food pantry program Weekend on Wheels.

Each year, the MCBF utilizes their Summer Concert Series as a platform to hold a community donation drive or benefit. Weekend on Wheels is a program where MRH High School students pack nutritious food each weekend throughout the school year and give to needy families attending the MRH School District.

Desired food items:

  •     Peanut butter and jelly
  •     Noodles
  •     Canned food items
  •     Muffin mixes
  •     Pasta sauces
  •     Boxed meals
  •     Fruit snacks
  •     Snack packs
  •     Raisins
  •     Small coffee packs
  •     Crackers
  •     Whole grain cereals
  •     Variety packs of oatmeal
  •     Grocery store gift cards

Free Snow Cone
Donate three or more food items at the concert and receive a FREE snow cone from the Maplewood United Methodist Church.

Canned Food Donations Match
The first 300 canned food items donated will be matched, can for can, by Thrivent Financial-Metro Saint Louis Associates.

Download a flyer for the concert.

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.