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District 202 Students Donate to Bags of Hope

Two District 202 elementary schools recently donated money and food to the Bags of Hope program. Bags of Hope donates food to students in Bolingbrook, Crest Hill, Lockport, Joliet, and Plainfield schools.

Crystal Lawns Elementary School second graders collectedmore than $400 inchange for the nonprofit. The second graders in Amanda Cariveau and Tina Hinchliffe's classes used their math skills tocount the change.

Eagle Pointe Elementary School students in Scott Samek and Lisa Packley's first and fifth-grade classes recently collected more than 1,100 food items for Bags of Hope.

The volunteer-run group is housed at Plainfield Academy. District 202 Post-Secondary EducationProgram or P-STEP studentsbag the food weekly.

 

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