Petersburg Pilot -

By Ben Muir 

Students and faculty raise money for hurricane relief

 

November 30, 2017

Photo courtesy of Teri Toland

From left: Kaija Wood, Mia Wood and Lexie Tow working a hot cocoa stand to raise funds for hurricane relief. Total, the Elementary School as raised nearly $1,000.

The elementary school in Petersburg is raising money for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico, an effort that continues the school's yearly service to get students involved in the community and around the globe.

Since Monday, the Stedman Elementary School has raised nearly $1,000 for hurricane relief, said Teri Toland, the principal.

"We are looking for match makers," Toland said. "Businesses or community members who would like to match funds with a class."

The fundraiser is called Helping Hands H.E.R.E, which stands for Hurricane Emergency Relief Effort. Fourth grade teacher Serena Helms wrot...



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