The spirit of giving is alive and well at Bastion Elementary School.
The students in Bastion Elementary School's Me to We club, which meets once a week at lunch hour, decided to organize a Toy Drive at the school asking for gently used or new toys to be donated to either the Salmon Arm Family Resource Centre or the SAFE House"
Me to We club member Fraser, who cleaned his closet for items to donate, says he was really pleased at all the toys that have been donated. "There are lots of new toys and the used ones are in really great shape."
Brianna comments that she got involved with the club and the toy drive because she loves helping people. "Me and my grandma do that together. We save money and take it to places to help others. We went to We Day. I want to help others."
Dakota commented that the toys will be going to good use. "Some people don't have enough money to buy toys at Christmas so it feels good knowing that we're helping others."
Teegan says with Christmas coming soon it feels really good to be able to collect toys and give them to people who maybe won't be getting any. "There's probably a lot of people who don't get toys."
"We're thrilled with the response," said organizing teacher Megan Reed. They are planning to deliver the the toys on December 13.
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