Stray Thoughts 2019 Volume 2 Spring 2019 Newsletter_Digital - Page 7

Donate today online at www.wshs-dg.org Hearty Thanks! Whittier School The third grade students at Whittier School made 5 kitty and 5 dog blankets and donated them to the shelter. Ava Joseph had a birthday and asked for donations for the shelter instead of gifts for her. She donated food and toys. Gabby Miller, Sophia Halack and Elsie Stanley, third graders at Field School raised $55 and donated it to the shelter. The fourth grade students at St. James School did a Valentine’s Day service project. They donated food, blankets, toys and treats to the shelter. The Leadership Team at Lakeview Junior High collected and donated food, toys, towels, cleaning supplies and blankets. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Corinne Benoit The National Honor Society Students at Downers Grove North High School did a food and supply drive for the shelter. They donated tons of food, toys and supplies. Peak Running in Downers Grove has a “Save A Bag” program. With every bag saved by a customer, they make a donation to a local charity. They donated $50 to the shelter. The youth group at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Darien made blankets and donated them to the shelter. Jimmy Healy Ava Joseph Corinne Benoit turned 10 and asked for donations for the shelter instead of gifts for her. She donated food, cat litter and supplies. Eleanor Duda turned 9 and asked for donations for the shelter instead of gifts for her. She donated food and supplies. In honor of Valentine’s Day, the Ihde family donated $100 to the shelter. The Helping Hands Club Sophia LaGrange Public Library The student council at Pleasantdale Middle School did a fundraiser for the shelter. They collected money when students and staff submitted photos of their pets that were placed on big screens around the building and also for a raffle at the game night event called Play 4 Pets. The first period classes also collected items that were on the shelters wish list. They donated food, supplies and $104.50. Tricia Balla and Christie Cantilena, two WSHS volunteers, recently got married and asked for donations to the shelter instead of gifts for them. They donated $120. Sophia, a student at Miller Elementary School did a service project. She made and donated 6 pet beds to the shelter. The Happy Dog Barkery in Downers Grove collected donations for our Loving Angel Fund. They raised and donated $950. The O’Halloran family donated food and money in honor of their birthday and Christmas. The LaGrange Public Library, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, allowed patrons to pay their overdue fines with donated food and supply items to benefit Jimmy Healy turned 10 and asked for donations for the shelter instead of gifts for him. he shelter. He donated food, supplies, stamps and $10. The employees at MedExpress Urgent Care donated food and supplies to the shelter. The student council members at Whittier School held a fundraiser for the shelter. They donated food, toys, litter, detergent and paper towels. Bryan’s American Grill in Downers Grove donated $62 to the shelter. Happy Dog Barkery The Helping Hands Club at Sunnyside School made fleece blankets and donated them to the shelter. The 5th grade Ambassador Club at Ben Franklin School held a “Cutest Staff Pet Contest” and the whole school brought in change to vote. They raised $787.00 and donated it to the shelter. Ware Malcomb collected food and supply donations for the shelter. 7 York High School students collected food and supply donations for the shelter. Elliott, Anne and Brendan turned 8 and asked for donations for the shelter instead of gifts for them. The donated food, toys, paper towels and paper plates. Out U Go of Downers Grove donated gift cards, food, toys and supplies to the shelter. The Glen Ellyn Library Children’s Group made dog and cat toys and donated them to the shelter.