Burns FBLA donates gifts to military children

 

Brittany Mitchell

Members of the Burns High School FBLA chapter include back row, from left, Aiden Carroll, Jack Ickes, Tyler Norris, and Daniel Childers. Front row, from left, Kristen Lounsbury, Morgan Griess, Meghan Murphy, Mallory Ickes, Willow Martin, Madisyn Mirich.

Members of the Burns FBLA Chapter were able to donate to nine military children in conjunction with the GUARDian Angel gifts recently. According to Burns FBLA Advisor Brittany Mitchell, the group raised enough funds to be able to purchase seven presents for each child.

The chapter rose money by sponsoring a "jeans week", in which teachers at Albin, Burns and Carpenter, all paid $5 to wear jeans for a week. All proceeds, along with money supplemented with selling smart snacks, were used to purchase the gifts.

With such large numbers this year for the program, the military children were from...



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