THEY WALKED TO RAISE MONEY FOR HOSPICE… AND LEARNED A LITTLE ABOUT LIFE ALONG THE WAY…..
We’re walking for the Lighthouse Foundation, which is a part of hospice which helps people in New England at the end of their life.":
MEMBERS OF THE FRESHMAN CLASS AT FOXCROFT ACADEMY, SPENT THE MORNING WALKING AROUND TOWN, AND RAISING MONEY FOR THE LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE FOUNDATION…..
":Its fun to do, to know that you’re doing it for a good cause.":
THE FOUNDATION IS PART OF BEACON HOSPICE, WHICH HELPS TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS IN THEIR LAST DAYS….
":They can have things that they may need at the end, or they just might want it.":
PEGGY SMITH WORKS FOR BEACON….SHE SAYS THE STUDENTS HAVE RAISED MORE THAN 500 DOLLARS IN JUST ONE WEEK…..
":The students here at Foxcroft Academy, with their enthusiasm has just made our job so much easier.":
THE HEAD OF THE SCHOOL SAYS THEY TRY TO TEACH THE STUDENTS TO HAVE A STRONG SENSE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE…
":This is all about, I think, promoting the idea that education takes place is areas well outside the classroom.":
":Today’s been a lot of fun, because I’ve gotten to know a lot of my classmates in a different light, and we’ve walked almost 4 miles today, starting very early this morning.":
IT SEEMS STUDENTS LIKE LUCY MCDERMOTT HAVE LEARNED A LESSON FROM THE EXPERIENCE….
":We’re helping so many people by doing a small walk…and its just been so much fun.":
":There’s nothing better, because you’re helping people who you might not ever meet, but you’re making an impact on their life.":
IF YOU’D LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION… OR MORE INFORMATION ON BEACON HOSPICE… YOU CAN LOG ON TO T-L-HOSPICE-FOUNDATION-DOT-ORG…..