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Vanessa Richtfort
East County Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 9 years ago


by: Pam Eubanks Senior Editor

Kindergarten students at Primrose School at Lakewood Ranch got a hands-on lesson in giving Nov. 19 as they headed to a local Publix to shop for food for the homeless for Thanksgiving. Over the last month, children have been doing chores at home to earn money to buy the food they purchased.

The East County Observer caught up with students during their adventure.

Ally Frank
What have you been doing over the last month?
I did chores and found money and collected to give to people who don’t have food.

What chores did you do to earn money?
I cleaned my room. I made my bed.

Zachary Szabo
What was it like going shopping today?
I was thinking about all the kinds of food they are going to get!

What chores did you do to earn money for this?
I did laundry and something else… fed my cat!

How do you feel giving food to the homeless?
Good because now I’m so happy everybody has food.

Paige McElyea
What items did you want to get?
I picked out peanut butter.

Vanessa Richtfort
How did you like shopping today?
I like it. I like holding the cart and picking out food.

Which item did you want to make sure you bought?
I wanted pasta.

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