Annual Canned Food Drive

Hoban's annual canned food drive will be held between Monday, Nov. 9 to Friday, Nov. 20, and the need in the community is greater than ever this year. Organized by Student Council, the goal is to collect 15,000 cans. 

Details for Students

  • Cans will be collected during first-period class on blue days and fifth-period class on gold days
  • Teachers will count cans and submit the totals 
  • Students will receive a raffle ticket for every five cans and for every $3 donated. Students can enter drawings each day during lunch periods using the raffle tickets
  • Sanitize or wash your hands after donating each day
  • Late donations will not be added to the overall total

Fully Remote Learners can participate as well by dropping off your donations at school. Contact Mr. Tocchi ( for details.

Requested Food Items
You are highly encouraged to bring in the following items for the Canned Food Drive:

  • Boxes of short noodle pasta (bowtie, rotini, penne, ziti, rigatoni, etc.)
  • Pasta sauce
  • Canned meat items (tuna, chicken, spam)
  • Hearty soup cans
  • Boxes of crackers
  • Mac and cheese (No single-serve easy mac containers please)
  • Thanksgiving food items (boxed potatoes, stuffing mix, canned turkey, canned gravy, canned vegetables, cornbread mix, etc)
  • Canned fruit
  • Jars of peanut butter
  • Cash donations