What is your wish for this project?
To raise awareness in our school community about peace and to educate about refugees, especially children, and do two related service projects that engage the whole school - a drive for stuffed animals for Syrian child refugees and then participation as a community in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF campaign.
How did it go?
We had a very successful project! We had a great time sharing information about peace by sharing library books about peace with the students from the preschoolers through the 8th graders, and information about refugees with the elementary and middle schoolers, and then we ran the Stuffed Animal Drive for Syrian Refugees starting on Sept 21 for Peace Day through Oct. 20 and advertised it to the whole school community and also to the wider community we are situated in, and we collected more than ...read more