Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center received 35 units today at the blood drive sponsored by the Compassion Club. Fourteen students gave blood, ten of them for the first time. Many of the teachers and staff, as well as parents and community members helped out. The Mississippi Valley Blood Center’s Supervisor, Lisa Sparrow, said “Today’s drive went […]
For the last three weeks Compassion Club members have been collecting gently worn shoes to send to Soles4Souls. Thanks to local Mennonite churches and the student body, 256 pairs were collected and will be taken to Brighton Collectibles in Des Moines. More than 187 Brighton stores nationwide are collecting shoes to reach their goal of […]
Today students were invited to decorate cookies to take to residents at the Pleasantview Home in Kalona. Compassion members baked the cookies at home and then students decorated them today during their noon hour.
We’re getting into the Christmas spirit with Y-Co planning a different activity for each day in December. Also Compassion Club sponsored a Spirit Week last week. Students and faculty were invited to dress up each day according to a theme and special activities happened at lunch to help raise money for different […]
Saturday, Nov 22, the Yoder Auction Building in Frytown was buzzing with activity as 16 teams of 12 people from our local community packed over 27,500 meals to be distributed by “Kids Against Hunger” in Liberia for those infected with the Ebola virus. The ten Compassion Club members pictured above plus Breana’s brother, Brant, and […]