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Cold weather gives David Crockett students chance to help

February 26th, 2014 1:48 pm by Lisa Whaley, Herald & Tribune

Cold weather gives David Crockett students chance to help

By reaching out a helping hand, David Crockett High School students are working hard to turn this winter’s recent blasts into a blessing for area homeless.

“They’ve gotten very excited about this,” said Jessica Gourley of her students in DCHS’ Family, Career and Community Leaders of America club. “They’re starting to learn not to take things for granted, and they’re very receptive to helping.”

The club, which consists of about 40 students, decided to help by sponsoring a drive to fill Blessing Bags — bags that would hold needed items for homeless individuals and families, as well as families needing to stay at the Ronald McDonald House.

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