Number of Participants: 10
Hours Donated: 1
Value of Time Served: $85
Event Type: Civic & Community
Date: May 29, 2015
21 Highgate Drive Setauket East Setauket
New York 11733, United States
Minnesauke Elementary School students and staff members showcased their comedic sides as they sporting red noses for a worthy cause and took part in the first ever Red Nose Day, stateside. The event, which gained national attention this May, participants to wear the noses and donate funds to help lift children out of poverty. The proceeds from the cause will be split between supporting programs in the US and supporting organizations helping children around the world.
Fifth-grade students in Kate Hunter’s class coordinated the event at Minnesauke. Leading up to the project acted as humanitarian ambassadors, creating and distributing materials to alert the school community of the big day. In addition to the community service aspect, the project also tied into the class’s curriculum.
They learned about the areas affected by poverty through their social studies work and integrated mathematics into the donation drive.
Photo Caption: Minnesauke Elementary School students, staff and families supported the first ever Red Nose Day this May.
Photo provided by the Three Village School District