DGH community, do not forget that our Student Council is asking for help in supporting its Christmas Families program. Each year our Student Council supports local families who need help in making their Christmas a special one – this is truly an opportunity for our students to show their compassion.
How can you help? Below you will find all of the information from our original post. No donation, whether food, a toy, a gift card or money, is too small to help! All donations will be appreciated and will help others.
We are asking that all items be sent into the school by December 14th. Soon after this date, the Student Council will be putting the Christmas baskets together and shopping for additional items.
Original Post Information is Below
DGH community, our school has an outstanding tradition of helping those less fortunate. The Student Council has begun its annual Christmas Families food and toy drive for families in need. How can you help? We are asking that those who can donate food (non-perishable food items are best), toys, gift cards or money.
Click here for a copy of the letter that went home 2 weeks ago.
Our Student Council would like all donations into the school by December 14th. This will allow sufficient time for the baskets to be put together and shopping to be completed.
Food items are distributed between the various families that the school supports. Toys are divided according to age. We often struggle to provide items for older students (teenagers) – so any donations in this area is always appreciated. Sports and hygiene items tend to be quite popular for students in this age group. We get a number of gift cards each year (thank you!) and they are given directly to the families being supported, or the Student Council purchases items using the cards. Finally, we also receive money donations (again, thank you!) and this, too, is used to buy items for the families.
ALL of the food, items, money and gift cards is used exclusively for the Christmas Families program.
Simply send any donations in with your child to their homeroom, or items can be dropped off directly at the office.
The Student Council appreciates any support that you are able to provide!