Fourth Graders Make a Difference for Injured Veterans
SHARON, Pa., Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Teacher Molly Schuster and her fourth-grade students at Case Avenue Elementary School worked hard for the privilege of helping injured veterans. Students divided into groups, chose a cause to represent, and earned points for following directions, staying focused, and completing tasks. The group with the most points had chosen Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) as their cause.
"At the beginning of the process, I showed the students a presentation on a wide variety of charities," Molly explained. "There were some local, some regional, and some national charities. After learning a little about each charity, each group selected a charity they wanted to work for. This was a great lesson for the students, especially because all the charities are deserving.
"I donate to a different charity every pay period, but rather than making that decision on my own, I wanted to involve the students and give them something to rally around," Molly added. "It's great to see their pride in helping and in learning a life lesson, in addition to becoming more efficient at doing their school work."
When generous Americans donate to make a difference in the lives of wounded warriors, their support funds programs ranging from physical wellness and adaptive sports to personal independence and mental health. Every donation makes a tangible difference for warriors and caregivers who participate in WWP programs and services at no cost to them. To find out how you can make a difference, please visit https://wwp.news/GiveBack.
About Wounded Warrior Project
Since 2003, Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) has been meeting the growing needs of warriors, their families, and caregivers – helping them achieve their highest ambition. Learn more: http://newsroom.woundedwarriorproject.org/about-us.
SOURCE Wounded Warrior Project