LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – La Crosse’s Northside and Coulee Montessori Elementary Faculties spent a day internet hosting a really particular donation drive for Afghan youngsters.
The scholars and workers put collectively a “Fill It Up Friday” with the intention to accumulate garments and toys for the Afghan youngsters refugees presently at Fort McCoy.
In accordance with Principal Nicki Pope, the purpose was to gather any gadgets that may profit anybody from the age of toddler to younger grownup. The response to assist was instant.
“I feel it is vital for our college students to see the significance of giving and compassion,” Pope mentioned. “It has been monumental for them.”
The group was fast to deliver a big selection of clothes and toys. By midday, an inside hallway in the principle workplace was crammed with gadgets in addition to the surface donation station.
“Earlier a younger woman got here in that does not attend Northside, however she had two ten-dollar payments. She mentioned one was from her, one from her brother and so they needed to present cash to go towards buying what the evacuees would possibly want,” Pope mentioned.
College students later within the day helped pack up the entire donations right into a truck. Principal Pope is ready to ship the gadgets to Fort McCoy this weekend. There are round 1,800 youngsters presently on the fort.