Number of Participants: 10
Hours Donated: 3
Value of Time Served: $254
Event Type: Civic & Community
Sport: Girls Basketball
School: Grand Island Senior High School
Date: January 6, 2023
Grand Island Senior High School
Ransom Road, Grand Island
Annually in December, the Grand Island JV Lady Vikings Basketball Team helps Karen Grande & Anne Henneberger with their Annual Blanket Drive at Veronica Connor Middle School in Grand Island, NY. The JV Team always sets aside a few hours each year to help make warm, cozy blankets that are donated to the Salvation Army for families and children in need. Additionally, blankets are also donated to families that live directly in the Grand Island Community. The athletes purchased the blankets to be made and worked together to create numerous blankets that were provided during the holiday season to many families. The team always enjoys spreading holiday cheer by purchasing and making the warm blankets to donate to families in need right in their community.
We had 10 of our JV athletes make the blankets for 2 hours and we shopped beforehand for the blankets for about one hour. This event is spread out over several days where students and athletes help make blankets. We volunteered on this one specific day.