Principal Raises $17,000 to Buy Shoes for Her Needy Students (w/ Video)

Principal Raises $17,000 to Buy Shoes for Her Needy Students (w/ Video)

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The principal of a school in Harrison County, Indiana, outside of Louisville, KY, where 75 percent of students live below the poverty line, realized her students were so poor that most didn’t have decent shoes.

So, in December, Nissa Ellett decided to hold a fundraiser. She wrote letters to community leaders and parents asking for donations.

Money and notes of support poured in from all over the country, doubling the amount she hoped to raise — enough to buy each child not only shoes, but winter boots with hats and gloves, too.

(WATCH the video below or READ the story from WDRB)

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