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Toys for Tots

'Tis the season for giving…Lecompton Elementary students had the spirit.  The Social Action Committee’s winter project was to raise funds for the Toys for Tots campaign.  To do this they sponsored a change drive for approximately two weeks.  In excess of $300 was raised for this worthy organization.  

On 12/18 the Social Action Committee, Mrs. Shaw and teacher/parent volunteers went shopping.  Each group had a little over $60 to spend.  They did a lot of estimation and figuring to get the most out of their money.  Slideshow Icon Toys for Tots  The end result was a car load of toys to share with those children less fortunate.  Because of their efforts some children's holidays will be a little brighter.  On 12/19 Mrs. Shaw delivered the purchases to the Toys for Tots headquarters at Forbes Field in Topeka.  From there the toys will be placed in needy homes through out Kansas.

Many thanks go to the individuals who donated money, Mr. Brown's 4th grade students, all the shoppers and to Mrs. Shaw for leading the Social Action Committee!

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