The Plea that Opened Hearts; Inner-city School Teacher Takes Action

The Plea that Opened Hearts; Inner-city School Teacher Takes Action

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black-boy-jumping“The school year had barely begun at Admiral Seymour elementary when teacher Carrie Gelson, frustrated after a difficult day at work, wrote an impassioned open letter to Vancouver residents asking if anyone cared about her inner-city students who were coming to school with empty tummies and holes in their shoes.

“The response was astonishing. Just minutes after her plea was published in The Vancouver Sun, donations and offers of help began to arrive at the school, turning into a flood of generosity that continues to this day.”

 

(READ the news from the Vancouver Sun)

Thanks to Craig Withers for submitting the link!

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