Rainbow Schools collect thousands of clothing items for Winter Clothing Drive
Rainbow Schools thank everyone in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts who helped to make this winter a little warmer by donating to the Winter Clothing Drive. Collecting items were R.H. Murray Public School students, from left, James Lair, Brogan Hurley, Akiyanna Nishihata-Akavak and Lindsay Fournier. Photo provided by RDSB
Students in Rainbow Schools, including Espanola, Massey and Manitoulin Island, collected gently used winter clothing items over the last three months.
R.H. Murray Public School Principal Chris Bourré says Rainbow School contributed 4,962 items to the drive, with a total of 18,487 being collected overall.
He adds the drive, spearheaded by Cooper Equipment Rental in Sudbury, helps to support Our Children, Our Future saying it is amazing to see what can happen when the community works together towards a common goal.