Helping young children learn to read has never been so delicious.
The cafeteria at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is hosting a fundraising lunch for the college‚Äôs on-campus childcare centers from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on March 10. For $6, diners will enjoy a hearty meal of barbecued chicken, baked beans, salad, cake, and lemonade.
Proceeds from the lunches will be used to purchase books for the Milgard Child Development Center in Lakewood.
Children from the two center will be greeting and serving diners, and assisting with the events, as their schedules allow.
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is located at 9401 Farwest Dr. SW, Lakewood. The buffet-style lunch will be held in the cafeteria on the fourth floor of the Cascade building.
In conjunction with the fundraising lunches, the cafeteria is also collecting donations of new and gently used children‚Äôs books for the childcare centers. For every book donated, diners will receive $1 off their lunch price.