Number of Participants: 20
Hours Donated: 1
Value of Time Served: $169
Event Type: Veterans & Military Families
Date: February 14, 2022
The students of Leo F. Giblyn and Bayview Avenue elementary schools in Freeport Public Schools recently created handmade Valentine’s Day cards for veterans across Nassau County.
Classroom teachers guided students to design cards with colorful illustrations and heartfelt messages of appreciation for the veterans’ service to their country.
Hundreds of valentines from the Freeport elementary students will be delivered to show local veterans how much they are appreciated.
- Third graders from Leo F. Giblyn Elementary School showcased their valentines which will be delivered to local veterans in time for Valentine’s Day.
- Ms. Cara Tarantino’s second grade class wrote letters, drew pictures and created special Valentine’s Day cards for the Valentines for Veterans program.
- A student wrote a letter to a local veteran thanking him for his service.
Photos courtesy of Freeport Public Schools