Mammoth STEM School collecting food for Sandy victims

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

MAMMOTH, Ariz. -The students and staff at Mammoth STEM School are collecting non-perishable items for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The students learning about the hurricane as it approached and as they observed the aftermath asked if there was a way to help.

The school put in a call to the Red Cross to see how to donate items and they responded that they are collecting money but for donation items, the school should call World Care. After talking with World Care located on Ellington Place in Tucson, (worldcare.org), the school developed a plan of action.

A letter would be sent home to parents asking for donations, making posters around school, and making contact with the community through the local paper would help with communication. The collection site will be in the Mammoth STEM school office.

The community service project will continue until Dec. 15 at which time, volunteers will transport the items to donation a drop-off site in Northwest Tucson.

This community service project will also help our students by increasing personal and social development, increasing motivation and engagement, and creating positive lifestyle choices and behavior as well as applying their academic learning to real world problems.

Items for donation include:

 

Hygiene

New Blankets

Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Dental Floss

Shampoo & Conditioner (Travel Size Bottles)

Razors/Shaving Cream

Bar Soap

Hand Sanitizer

Deodorant

Liquid Detergent

Toilet Paper

Feminine Hygiene Products

Diapers — Adult and Baby

Medical (First Aid and OTC only)

OTC Pain Relievers (NEW)

Band-Aids & Liquid Band Aids

Anti-Diarrhea Medication (NEW)

Antacids (NEW)

Gauze, Sterile and Non-Sterile

Hypoallergenic Adhesive Tape

To comment on this article and others  visit the Copper Area News Facebook or send us an email at CBNSun@MinerSunBasin.com

admin (7655 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Southern Arizona Women’s Chorus Presents “A Girl’s Life” April 10 & 12

    March 30th, 2015
    by

    TUCSON, AZ – On April 10 and 12 the Southern Arizona Women’s Chorus will present “A Girl’s Life.” Songs in […]


    Pastor’s Corner

    March 30th, 2015
    by

    We read in John 14:23, “If anyone loves Me, he will obey My commands/teaching.” This is Jesus speaking clearly. He […]


    Workers Struggle in a Mining town

    March 25th, 2015
    by

    T T T he towns of Clifton and Morenci, Ariz. are located in Greenlee County. The Morenci Mining District in 1903 would become the site of labor unrest that would lead


    Kearny originally declared ‘hostile, uninhabitable’

    March 25th, 2015
    by

    Pinal Nugget Kearny’s roots began in the 1800s as legendary Arizona explorer Father Kino sought to convert the Apache Indian communities in the area to Christianity.


  • Stories Just For You

    Miner grapplers prep for sectional tournament

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda San Manuel Miner The San Manuel Wrestling team has been preparing for the postseason by competing against […]


    Miner grapplers prep for sectional tournament

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda San Manuel Miner The San Manuel Wrestling team has been preparing for the postseason by competing against […]


    Sea Lions compete in Yuma’s Polar Bear Plunge Meet

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    Over the weekend of Jan. 24-26, the Sea Lions Swim Team competed at the Polar Bear Plunge Swim Meet at […]


    Postseason is next for Lady Miners after successful regular season

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda San Manuel Miner The San Manuel girls’ basketball team boasts a record of 21 – 5 heading […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather