PSD community donates nearly 1,500 turkeys for families in need

Two girls pose with a turkey they're donating to the Dunn Elementary turkey drive, part of the PSD Turkey Round Up.


On a recent chilly morning outside of Dunn Elementary School, a pile of frozen turkeys kept growing larger as students, parents and teachers dropped off their donations for PSD’s annual Turkey Roundup.

A pile of donated frozen turkeys sits outside Wellington Middle School.
A pile of donated frozen turkeys grows at Wellington Middle School!

On that same morning, PSD schools, departments and other sites all across the District were getting in the holiday spirit by collecting cash donations, frozen turkeys and other food donations for local families in need.

At the end of the day, the PSD community collected a grand total of 1,498 frozen turkeys, $645 and 113 other food donations for the Food Bank of Larimer County.

Bacon Elementary School collected the most turkeys in PSD with a whopping total of 282 turkeys! 

Other top turkey drive schools included:
•    Zach Elementary – 250 turkeys
•    Shepardson Elementary – 121 turkeys
•    Johnson Elementary – 97 turkeys
•    Lopez Elementary – 95 turkeys
•    Webber Middle – 85 turkeys
•    Traut Elementary – 78 turkeys
•    Fossil Ridge High School – 84 turkeys