FLOW (Future Leaders of West Hartford) Grant: MAKE a Difference with Fleece Blankets

  • School Year: 2018-2019
  • Applicants: Melissa Thom, Lead Teacher, Brittany Leghorn, Tara Ehler, Jennifer Omartian
  • School: Bristow Middle School
  • Subjects: Social Studies, Other ~ Library and Makerspace

This fleece blanket project for Sixth, Seventh and Eighth graders at Bristow Middle School will bring students, teachers and the greater community together to make a positive difference and impact the lives of others. The project will fund the purchase of supplies and tools for the blankets, most of which will be donated to Project Linus, a national organization, that collects blankets for children in need. A goal of the project is to develop an awareness of how we can work to make the world a better place through compassionate citizenry and service projects.

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