Students, staff show holiday spirit during annual PSD Turkey Round Up

Poudre School District students, staff and volunteers kicked off the holiday spirit by collecting frozen turkeys, hams, chickens and non-perishable food items for local families during the PSD Turkey Round Up held at schools, district buildings and community sites Nov. 19.

The annual event benefits the Food Bank for Larimer County to help provide holiday meals for families and community members who may need assistance.

The PSD community collected a grand total of 1,976 frozen turkeys, 1,178 other food donations and an $3,492 for the food bank.

Bamford Elementary School collected the most turkeys in PSD with a whopping total of 263 turkeys!

Other top turkey-drive schools included:

  • Bacon Elementary School – 241 turkeys
  • Preston Middle School – 189 turkeys
  • Shepardson Elementary School – 147 turkeys
  • Zach Core Knowledge School – 131 turkeys
  • Johnson Elementary School – 125 turkeys
  • Fossil Ridge High school – 124 turkeys


To see more photos, visit PSD Facebook.

  • People donate turkeys at Bamford.
    Bamford Elementary School
  • Johnson Elementary students wear fun hats for the Turkey Round Up.
    Johnson Elementary School
  • Students donate goods at the Kinard Turkey Round Up.
    Kinard Middle School
  • Kinard Middle School staff collect turkeys.
    Kinard Middle School
  • Staff donate goods at the JSSC.
    Johannsen Support Services Complex
  • Werner Elementary staff collect turkeys.
    Werner Elementary
  • A truck decorated with a "Give Thanks" banner at Blevins Middle School.
    Blevins Middle School
  • Middle school students dressed up in turkey hats.
    Lesher Middle School
  • Lesher Middle School students and staff in front of the truck filled with turkeys.
    Lesher Middle School