Advertisement

Byron 5th Graders 'Adopt' Hurricane Harvey Victims for Community Service Project

September 20, 2017 09:56 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- Students at Byron Intermediate School are finding ways to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Fifth graders are working on a community service project to raise money for a family near Houston, TX.   Through the end of September, they'll collect donations and buy a Target gift card for a woman named Mariah and her family.

Advertisement

They were renting an apartment destroyed in the storm.

"We didn't even know that we were going to be like on the news, we just did it because we knew that it was such a big thing that just even a few dollars could help like just live," Mitchell Holmen said.

So far the students have raised $700 with more on the way.


Credits

Brian Wise

Copyright 2017 - KAAL-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Advertisement
Relay Media Amp
Advertisement

Most Read Stories

BREAKING: One Person Dead After Rollover in Dodge County

BREAKING: One Person Dead After Rollover in Dodge County


UPDATE: Authorities Confirm that Body of Missing Boy in Dodge County has been Found

Mobile Home Fire in Northeast Rochester

Rochester's Mayoral Candidates Participate in Public Debate

Rochester Man Receives National Bowling Award

Housing Initiative Director Speaks on Rochester's Status

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement