In 2021, the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) teamed up with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to hold an annual league-wide food drive. Schools are divided into six divisions by enrollment, and the schools tabulating the most “meals” (total between money donated and food collected) in each of those divisions were recognized at the annual WPIAL Sportsmanship Summit as community champions.

For financial donations, five meals can be provided for every $1.00 donated. For physical food donations, with every 1.25 pounds of food donated, one meal can be provided. The 2021 WPIAL Food Drive raised just over 107,232 meals.

The 2022 WPIAL Food Drive will open on July 1. You can find more information on the initiative on the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank website:

A full list of community champions can be found below.

Year 6A 5A 4A 3A 2A 1A
2021 Moon Knoch Quaker Valley Avonworth Fort Cherry Union