Trempealeau Elementary students collect donations for Afghans at Fort McCoy

The collection started in September and will continue until the end of October

TREMPEALEAU, Wis. (WKBT) – Kids are helping kids in our area.

The “Acts of Kindness” effort is back underway at Trempealeau Elementary.

For the return of the effort, students are collecting new art supplies, personal products and individually wrapped snacks for Afghans at Fort McCoy.

The collection started in September and will continue until the end of October.

“The kids love it, they’re bringing it in, they’re showing me what they picked out, they’re excited to help other kids,” said Sam Rudd, Trempealeau Elementary principal.

Community members can help too.

The school will accept donations at the school office, and the items will be taken Fort McCoy.

Needed Items

New art supplies and games — Crayons, coloring books, paper, pencils, erasers, glue/glue sticks, colored pencils, markers, board games, puzzles, small toys, books
New personal products — Shampoo/conditioner, brushes/combs, toothpaste/toothbrushes
New food items — Individually wrapped snacks

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