Number of Participants: 10
Hours Donated: 4
Value of Time Served: $338
Event Amount Raised: $1,000
Event Type: Veterans & Military Families
Date: April 22, 2021
Islip High School
Union Boulevard, Islip
Islip High School’s Junior Chamber of Commerce Club and Interact Club participated in the American Legion Virtual Walk-A-Thon for veterans, raising more than $1,000 for the Islip American Legion Rusy Bohm Post No. 411 Auxiliary. All of the proceeds from this annual event are donated to veterans’ organizations such as Operation Comfort Warriors and Stop Soldier Suicide as well as hospitalized veterans in New York State.
After classes on April 14, the clubs walked to the U.S. Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Main Street, where they met veterans and presented them with the collected donations. Joining the students were Town of Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter, American Legion Auxiliary President Paulette DeCrescenzo; American Legion Vice President Joanne Johnson and Islip High School teacher Renee Clock.
IMG_3971: Islip High School’s Junior Chamber of Commerce Club and Interact Club participated in the American Legion Virtual Walk-A-Thon on April 14, raising more than $1,000 for veterans’ organizations.
Photos courtesy of Islip School District