Averagely, teachers spend about six to seven hours a day with their students, in some cases, that’s more time than some parents get to spend with their children. So teachers tend to notice things that might otherwise be swept under the rug.
Tennessee English teacher Tina Noel knows that many of her students rely on school-provided meals to get the nutrition they need during the day. But she only recently realized that during weekends and breaks, those same students go without basic meals.
Because most children won’t want to bring up tough topics like hunger on their own, Tina decided to make her own initiative—creating her own food bank. She posted on Facebook looking for food donations and was surprised to see her bookshelves fill with non-perishable items for her students.
Watch the full heartwarming story in the video down below!