Number of Participants: 100
Hours Donated: 4
Value of Time Served: $3,380
Event Type: Hunger
Date: November 20, 2023
Cornwell Avenue Elementary
Cornwell Avenue, West Hempstead
First graders at Cornwell Avenue School in West Hempstead are spreading warmth and joy this Thanksgiving by supporting families in need.
Students collected a variety of essentials such as canned goods, cereal, macaroni and cheese, muffin mix, pancake mix, and cake mix. They crafted several baskets and boxes and filled them with each item. Students delivered the donations to West Hempstead Secondary School on Nov. 17.
The activity served as a way for students to learn about the significance of Thanksgiving and to celebrate a time of gratitude and giving.
1: First graders at Cornwell Avenue School in West Hempstead teamed up to collect Thanksgiving donations for those in need.
2-4: Cornwell Avenue School students crafted turkey feathers for their Thanksgiving boxes.
5: Students collected a variety of essentials and placed them into boxes and baskets.
Photos courtesy of the West Hempstead Union Free School District