Forming a human chain

Raft River Elementary School students carry items for Christmas hampers from Clearwater Food Bank to the school

Teacher Doreen Allan (centre) directs students as they form a chain to transfer items for Christmas hampers.

Teacher Doreen Allan (centre) directs students as they form a chain to transfer items for Christmas hampers from Clearwater Food Bank to Raft River Elementary School on Friday afternoon, Dec. 19.

The hampers were assembled on Friday for pick up on Saturday. Allan’s grade 4/5 class also had a sub sandwich sale on Thursday to raise money for the food bank.

Teacher Sheila McQuarrie’s social justice group painted and sold bird houses to raise money for the hospice society.

Below: Students from Raft River Elementary School form a human chain to transfer items for Christmas hampers from Clearwater Food Bank to the school on Dec. 19.

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