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World Vision gets students’ goats

St. Michaels University Junior School students Angelina Shandro, left, Larry Yu, Ava Hoechsmann and Amira El-Hafi feed goat ‘Miss Demeanor’ at the school on Victoria Avenue. Students at the school raised money by doing chores around their homes to buy a goat through World Vision Gifts to give to a family overseas providing hope to a family living in poverty.  - Sharon Tiffin/News staff
St. Michaels University Junior School students Angelina Shandro, left, Larry Yu, Ava Hoechsmann and Amira El-Hafi feed goat ‘Miss Demeanor’ at the school on Victoria Avenue. Students at the school raised money by doing chores around their homes to buy a goat through World Vision Gifts to give to a family overseas providing hope to a family living in poverty.
— image credit: Sharon Tiffin/News staff

St. Michaels University Junior School students received a surprise visit from two goats to celebrate the generosity they’ve shown in raising cash for those in need overseas.

Last week, a student-led initiative at St. Michaels junior school on Victoria Avenue saw Kindergarten to Grade 5 students doing chores to earn money that could be put towards animals for families through World Vision Gifts.

The program has more than 60 alternative gift options available from goats and chickens or medical kits. More information is available at catalogue.worldvision.ca/Gifts.

 

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