Students raise $3,000 for hurricane relief

Elementary students raise almost $3,000 for hurricane relief
Posted on 10/23/2018
Hurricane reliefMehlville School District elementary students made donations to the American Red Cross to wear their hats to school on Friday, Sept. 28. Their efforts paid off, and students presented a check for $2,926.80 to the Red Cross for their relief efforts.

“Empathy and a desire to help the broader community are two of the traits we hope all Mehlville students develop prior to graduation,” said Jeff Bresler, Assistant Superintendent – Supervision of Schools for Mehlville School District. “It’s wonderful to see our young students excited about their ability to make a difference in the lives of others. They are well on their way to being ethical and global citizens.”

Pictured: (L-R): Jeremy Booker, principal of Blades Elementary, and several Blades students present a check to Larincia Hambrick and Gina Joly from the American Red Cross.
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