Fifth grade fundraising focuses on furry friends
March 9, 2022
Students at Evergreen Elementary are looking to make a difference in the community by making a difference in the lives of pets needing forever homes.
The fifth grade class leadership group learned that St. Frances Animal Shelter was itself in need of a forever home, so they decided to begin fundraising to help the nonprofit get closer to its goal of buying or building a new shelter.
As part of the social-emotional learning program that started at the beginning of the school year, instructor Tawney Crowley said students would be taught leadership skills. It was an idea thought up by herself,...