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Kids make 1,500 sandwiches during homeless outreach project

Thursday, April 05, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Some San Francisco kids put plenty of TLC into making lots of PB&J sandwiches Thursday.

It was assembly line work for kindergarteners and first graders at Alta Vista School in San Francisco's Mission District. They took turns smearing bread with peanut butter and jelly -- sometimes more than the recommended serving.

They assembled 600 sandwiches as part of a community service project.

They knew exactly what they were doing and why.

"We had to put jelly on one bread and peanut butter on the other bread," kindergartener Max Uhlberg said. His classmate, Charlotte Keller, explained that they were making sandwiches "for homeless people so they don't get sick and have food."

The kids made over 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches over several days. The Salvation Army will deliver the food to homeless people.

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