SJIHM supports veterans with care packages
Neighbors | Submitted.SJIHM student council member, like Patrick Thomas, conducted a “Support Our Troops” campaign to send some basic supplies and letters of appreciation to American soldier. The student council met on Nov. 11 to pack supplies.
Neighbors | Submitted.Julianna Frengler helped pack boxes with basic supplies, like tums, double-sided tape, and beef jerky to send to American troops overseas.
Neighbors | Submitted.Chloe Durda helped package gifts and supplies to sent to soldiers at the St. Joseph Immaculate Heart of Mary student council veteran collection.
During the weeks preceding Veteran’s Day, the St. Joseph Immaculate Heart of Mary (SJIHM) student council conducted a “Support Our Troops” campaign.
Students were asked to donate items such as instant drink mixes, tissues, lip balm, beef jerky, sports magazines, playing cards, medicated foot powder and double-sided tape.
Names of specific military personnel and their APO addresses were gathered together, while cards were made by the students thanking them for their service.
On Nov. 11, student council and SJIHM staff members arrived at school to pack boxes to be sent to the individual military personnel. Seventeen boxes were packed this year.