Monday, November 12, 2018

Students Participate in Socktober to benefit Pasco Homeless Coalition

Who: Fivay, River Ridge, and Wendell Krinn Techincal high school  students and staff, and the Pasco Homeless Coalition

What: Kid President’s Socktober Caring Project

When: 9 a.m., Tuesday, November 13

Where: Pasco Homeless Coalition, 5652 Pine St, New Port Richey

Why: The school-wide event promoted the culture of caring among all grade levels and staff to benefit the Pasco Homeless Coalition.

How: The high schools partnered up during the month of October to collect more than 3,500 pairs of socks. The River Ridge Royal Ambassadors created a marketing video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EL5g0l-6XVA) and posters. River Ridge students competed by grade level to collect pairs of socks, with the following results:
6th grade – 1,322
7th grade – 425
8th grade – 861
River Ridge Grand Total – 2,608
Wendell Krinn Tech – 979
Fivay High School – 100

Sixth grader Sean Thomas-Nappi donated more than 700 pairs of socks.