OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - An Opelika student has taken what it means to give to a whole new level by purchasing Christmas gifts for her entire school.
Southview Primary second-grader Abby Henderson says months ago, she realized some children wouldn’t have gifts under the tree for Christmas. The 8-year-old wasted no time making sure that wasn’t the case for the 430 students at Southview.
WSFA-TV (https://bit.ly/2hFQ3Zq ) reports by doing extra chores and with the help of donations, Henderson raised $200. With the money, she purchased a Christmas cup, two pencils, a tootsie roll and toy for every student at Southview.
Henderson says she took on the project because she wanted everyone to have a good Christmas and “no one would feel left out.”
Henderson says she’s looking forward to doing it again next year.
Information from: WSFA-TV, https://www.wsfa.com/
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