Chi Sigma Iota donates propagandize reserve to a Wilkes-Barre School District
November 1, 2016 - School Supplies
Photo credit/ Rachael Eyler
October 31, 2016
The conversing respect society, Chi Sigma Iota, motionless to give behind to a Wilkes-Barre School District by holding a initial propagandize supply expostulate from Sep to Oct. 28 as a Sep use project.
According to President of The Pi Chapter and Second Year Clinical Mental Health Graduate Tara Clifford, a thought for a eventuality came from an interning advisor who saw children in need of propagandize supplies.
“They [school counselors] go to a schools and they see firsthand children in need,” pronounced Clifford.
Supplies supposed enclosed notebooks, pens, pencils, backpacks, calculators, highlighters and folders.
Students placed donations in boxes located in a McGowan Atrium, a Learning Commons, Nazareth Dining Hall, Madonna Hall and a Liberal Arts Center.
Clifford explained a Pi Chapter partnered with Marywood’s bookstore to inspire students to assistance a cause.
Members of a bookstore placed signs around a store to foster a project, as good as buckets of pencils and notebooks for students to supplement to their purchases. Students were means to supplement a dollar to their sum squeeze as a concession to a propagandize supply drive.
According to Clifford, a Society collected some-more than $300 by a bookstore before a propagandize year began.
“There was this outrageous rubbish can and it was full of supplies,” pronounced Clifford.
Additionally, a bookstore asked other colleges in a area to attend in a project.
Vice President of a Pi Chapter, Amanda Gippo, a second year clinical mental health connoisseur student, pronounced that a supply expostulate is critical to her and a Wilkes-Barre School District.
“I feel children are a really large partial of it,” pronounced Gippo. “If we could make a small disproportion here, afterwards it can really go elsewhere.”
Grippo pronounced many schools in Wilkes-Barre had students who relied on giveaway or reduced lunches and who were not means to means propagandize supplies.
“It was really apparent that these children were in need of supplies, or anything of that matter, that would assistance them out,” pronounced Grippo.
Clifford pronounced a idea of a plan was to make certain students have a reserve they needed.
“We only wish we can make that small disproportion so no child feels like they are being left out or left behind,” pronounced Clifford.
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