JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Local students and families have teamed together to donate old school uniforms to Haiti.
Episcopal High School is the drop off location, but students there are also taking part in the project.
Pat Andrews, head of middle schoolers at Episcopal, said the school already sent one sample uniform to Haiti and the response was positive. In fact, the used uniform was much nicer than what the students had even before the earthquake hit.
The uniforms will be shipped to the Episcopal Diocese in Haiti. Andrews said she has been told 18 schools in the area were all destroyed and the Bishop is living in a tent.
If you have school uniforms to donate, you can drop them off at Episcopal High in the chaplain's office.
- Uniforms from any school are welcome.
- Shoes are not included in this project.
- Other types of clothing is not allowed.
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Andrews is hoping to have at least 1,500 uniforms to send to Haiti.
Anna Blake, Brooke Ralys, and Reilly Edwards, all in seventh grade, are helping spread the word to fellow students on campus. The girls agree they take all their material items for granted.
"I'm just totally blessed," Brooke said.
That's a reason to give back.
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