Today Compassion Club members hosted a winter clothing drive for the Shelter House in Iowa City. Students and staff could ditch-the-dress-code for $2 or a donation of clothing. Besides all the clothing donations, $150 will be given to the Shelter House which will pay for six people to stay one night in the shelter. The […]
Thursday evening seven members of Compassion Club packed food items for the next two weekends for 56 elementary children in Kalona and Wellman. In Washington County alone 1,050 kids are food insecure – meaning they don’t know where their next meal is coming from. The Mid-Prairie community has responded to this local need with a […]
The results from this year’s food drive are in and they are impressive! The event was hosted by the IMS National Honor Society and Compassion Club and ran from November 23 through today (December 4). NHS had set a lofty goal of 1000 items to be collected and donated to the Wellman and Kalona Food […]
The Compassion Club is sponsoring spirit week to encourage community. On Monday it was “dress like a farmer” day. During the lunch hour students helped assemble 63 school kits for MCC. On Tuesday it was “twin day”. During the lunch hour students played an energetic game of musical chairs! So far students are really getting into the […]
On Tuesday, the Compassion Club held its third work time for sewing bags for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) school kits. Their goal is to make 62 bags which will hold the school supplies they have. This is just one activity that the club does throughout the year.