Guilford Continues Its Thanksgiving Tradition


Guilford Elementary continued a 12-year-old community tradition by packing and delivering 150 meals to families in the school community on Monday, November 23.


Traditionally, Guilford staff serves approximately 850 meals to members of the community on the Monday before Thanksgiving, a tradition started by former Principal David Stewart.


This year, Principal Lauren Sprowls and her staff put together and delivered bags containing chicken, potatoes, stuffing, green beans, pie, toiletries (including shampoo and conditioner, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues and laundry detergent) and a blanket made and donated by members of Reston Bible Church.


Sponsors for the event included:

  • Sterling Sam’s Club
  • Mini Rose Farm
  • Virginia Paving Company
  • Loudoun County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
  • Reston Bible Church
  • Ed and Diane Long
  • Virginia Minshew
  • The Turkey Team
  • Marie Long
  • Colin Reily
  • Becky Bellino
  • Peggy Bokulic
  • Christine Chandler
  • Maryann Grechnew
  • Lisa Johnson
  • Kim Ostrander
  • Meg Harris





Published November 24, 2020