Charles F. Brush High School
• The Holiday Families Program, sponsored by Student Congress, provided gifts
and food for 20 families in the District.
• Working with the Lyndhurst mayor’s office and the Consortium on Aging, Brush
donated food items for 30 seniors and their families who are truly in need in
• Students at ArcTech will donate their time at a local food bank and present
a $500 check to the agency to assist them in fulfilling their mission.
• Tenth grade AVID students assisted the Fatima Family Center with the packing
and distribution of Thanksgiving baskets.
Memorial Junior High School
• Every homeroom participated in Coats for Kids.
• Proceeds from the monthly staff Jeans Day are donated to the charity selected
by the winning staff member of a random drawing. Recent donations have been
made to The Upside of Downs and Hospice of the Western Reserve.
• Students collected necessities for the school’s Shoebox Holiday Donation,
which benefited more than 30 local families.
• A food drive with the goal of filling a large barrel with white rice and beans will
support families affected by the earthquake in Haiti last year.
• The girls of the JEWELS program sold pies for the holidays. Proceeds will
benefit the Takoya Thomas Scholarship Fund.
• The annual Hoops for Hearts student vs. staff basketball game raised more than
$1,000 this year for the American Heart Association.
Greenview Upper Elementary School
• Students coordinated a canned food drive to benefit recipients of the Cleveland
• The Greenview PTA organized a winter clothing drive donating hats, gloves,
and scarves to those in need in our community.
• Students and staff members have joined Sunview in the 100,000 Shoes Project
to collect shoes for the needy.
• Staff raised money through the popular “blue jeans day” project, in which
all proceeds are used to purchase gift cards that will be donated to needy families.
• MAC Scholars, Rubies and Future Teachers of America sponsored a food drive.
• The school also coordinated a mitten drive (based off the story “The Mitten”
retold by Jim Aylesworth) as well as donated gifts and needed items to several
families with the help of some local churches.
• The 100,000 Shoes Project collected shoes for those in need.
• First Grade Teacher Jaime Young sponsored “Stockings for Soldiers.” Families donated requested goods to put in the stockings; stockings will be sent to soldiers.
• The PTA coordinated a Giving Tree to benefit families and senior citizens in the area.
Requested items included clothes, books, stamps, canned goods, etc.
• Our students created holiday snowflake decorations for the Tri-City Consortium on Aging’s winter luncheons.
• MAC Scholars and Rubies collected over 800 food items for the South Euclid Community Center’s annual food drive.
• MAC Scholars and Rubies visited Greens of Lyndhurst Nursing Home to spread some holiday cheer to the residents.