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Hawthorne students "Knock Down Hunger"

Hundreds of boxes of cereal came toppling down on Friday, Nov. 17 at Hawthorne Elementary School, as kids chanted and cheered: "Knock down hunger!" It's part of a food drive by the same name, where kids at the school gathered cereal and "milk money" to donate to families in need. The cereal and "milk money" will be distributed to the Sweet Home Emergency Ministries Food Bank.

"This has been a great experience," Principal Mark Looney said, after his head was shaved as part of the celebration. "The kids have absolutely enjoyed bringing stuff in to give to others. And it's all about giving to...