East Middle School students lent a helping hand today

Middle school students pack weekend backpacks for less fortunate students

Published 02/12 2016 12:17PM

Updated 02/12 2016 12:17PM

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Students at east middle school lent a  helping hand this morning.

Peer helpers from the eighth grade class gathered in the lunch room to pack food bags for fellow students who would otherwise go hungry over the weekend.
This is the 5th year the school is doing the project.
The bags are eight to ten  easy to make items that students can prepare on their own. With an average of one hundred and twenty fife bags destributed each week ... School counselor gail haight (hate) Seen the impact that this program has on not only those who recieve the food bags, but also those students who help prepare them...

 GAIL HAIGHT
EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Not only does it help children and families who might need nutritional food but it also helps children such as these ones behind that you see, that are doing a service, that are helping others in our school at east middle."

The bags are distributed every friday afternoon at three locations inside the school.

 

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