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By Dena Martin
The Times 

Elementary Students Help Hurricane Victims

Relief efforts teach social responsibility, kindness and compassion


October 12, 2017

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg elementary students are learning and practicing giving and compassion as well as academics. From Oct. 3-13 grade school students are collecting supplies for children affected by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. The supplies with be gathered into kits and distributed to children in need by the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR).

Kindergarten teacher Pam Beasley initiated the project and said students have responded enthusiastically. She encouraged each student to contribute at least one item, but says many wanted to do more and asked where they could send...

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