Heathwood Hall students collect over 1,400 spoons for Haiti
During Ash Wednes- day chapel services, the students of Heathwood Hall came together with a massive collection of spoons gathered from friends, families, and neighbors in an effort to help support the malnourished children of Haiti.
Each day, Haitian children bring their own spoon to school in order to have a hot lunch provided to them. While the importance of these spoons may not be apparent at first glance, the reasoning behind it is simple: In an environment where children often sleep on mud floors and do not have clean running water nearby, eating school lunch with your hands can be fatal for many Haitian students.
By collecting and donating spoons to the children of Haiti, Heathwood Hall offers the Haitian students and children an opportunity to ensure their own safety, nutrition, and health—ultimately giving them a greater chance at success in the classroom and beyond.
Heathwood Hall is proud to have participated in this wonderful initiative and invites others to help the students of Haiti by visiting www.spoonsfor haiti.com.
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