October 2, 2013

No rest for the weary

With our food drive complete, it's time for our October event: Cardboard City.  Cardboard City is held on the weekend after Columbus Day and is a chance for our students to raise money and awareness of homelessness.  They are each asked to raise at least $35 and the proceeds go to New Horizons here in Manchester.  The students will then sleep outdoors on our front lawn in cardboard boxes on Oct. 19/20 and experience homelessness for a night.  Last year they raised over $7,300, 100% of which went to New Horizons!

I put sign-up sheets out on Monday and already close to 125 students, about 30% of our student body, has signed up to take part.

It's on.

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