“What are YOU grateful for? Show your appreciation for what you are thankful for by helping to support one of these great causes…
· Coats for Kids - Bring in your old winter coats to give to those in need. Coats must be clean and in good shape! They can be dropped off in the outer Guidance office.
· Colchester Food Drive – We have an enthusiastic group of students who have filmed and starred in a short video clip to challenge other schools in the area to donate as much food as ours for the Colchester Food Drive, which is taking place Nov. 19th. We will be collecting items for the next few weeks. Much needed items include: canned fruit and veggies, flour, sugar, pasta and sauce, peanut butter, beans, soups and stews, cereal, fresh and frozen meats and veggies.
DID YOU KNOW THAT… In Nova Scotia, over 20 000 people have used the food bank and 32% of them were kids!?
DID YOU KNOW THAT… Over 3000 people in Colchester County use the food bank?
DID YOU KNOW THAT… 32% of food banks in Nova Scotia have no paid staff and are run by volunteers alone?
DID YOU KNOW THAT… 53% of food banks have to buy food because they don’t have enough donations to support everyone’s needs?
DID YOU KNOW THAT… 8% of Nova Scotians are turned away because there’s not enough food at the Food Banks to share?
· Water of Life Project – We can help provide needed water & sanitation projects for the rural poor in Haiti and Africa who live on just dollars/day. A child dies every 15 seconds from drinking unsafe water! Our Husky Spirit Project Leaders will be selling Halloween treat bags to deliver to your classmates Halloween Day. All proceeds will go directly to the Water of Life Project.