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OCR's Giving Tree and Marine's Toys for Tots

OCR’s Giving Tree

 Like many schools across our country very December, the Old Country Road Student Council organizes a “Giving Tree”  and a toy drive for the Marine's Toys For Tots campaign. Our Giving Tree and toy donation box were in the front of the school, near the front doors.

Students and their families generously donated warm clothing items to be distributed to children in need. OCR families also donated many new toys for the U.S. Marine's Toys For Tots holiday toy drive. Toys For Tots is a top-rated charity. Less than 3% is spent on overhead and 97% of the donations are used to provide toys, books and other gifts to less fortunate children.

These Student Council projects educates and teaches our children how to begin to give back to our community.

 Our students have said: “It’s really important that we help people, and that we give back.” “I like how every day we see more and more hats and gloves appear on the tree. We are really getting into the giving spirit.”