More than 1,000 food items were collected this year for Douglas County charities.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Throughout the holiday season, Chapel Hill Elementary School (CHES) participates in several service projects which give not only to families within the school in need but also serves others in the community. In November, the entire staff and student body collected canned goods for a canned food drive promoted by the PTA and led by President Kenya Rowser. More than 1,000 food items were collected this year. These items supported several CHES families as well as the following food banks: The Pantry, St. Julian’s Backpack Ministry, and The Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. This year marked the 15th anniversary of the Giving Tree, which was organized by Lisa Vaught, school counselor. During that time, the CHES community has provided close to 4,…
With the help of their parents, the girls — Shyanna Lowers and Brandi Peterson, both 11 — sponsored a lemonade stand and donated half of their proceeds to HOT.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Two Chapel Hill Middle School students gave money — proceeds for their lemonade stand — recently to HOT, or the Health Operations Team. The Team is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization focusing on emergency preparedness and community health care needs by providing awareness, education, training, resources and medical support. With the help of their parents, the girls — Shyanna Lowers and Brandi Peterson, both 11 — sponsored a lemonade stand and donated half of their proceeds to HOT. The money goes to help HOT’s Emergency Preparedness Program which purchases and donates emergency kits to children and singles in Douglas County. HOT presented each girl with a Certificate of Appreciation. Health Operations Team has been working for the …