The money raised by the McCracken students was used for two very special purposes. Last fall, A Better Life for Kids was able to sponsor eight orphaned deaf children to attend school for the very first time. Seeing children who had no hope for a future smiling and proudly wearing a school uniform is one of the best feelings in the world. Half of the money the students raised this year will go towards keeping these children in school. The other half was used to purchase medicine and supplies for the medical clinics held in Ghana this July. The McCracken Middle School students should be very proud of their accomplishments!
On a personal note, it is so touching to see the McCracken Middle School students support a cause that is so close to my heart. Last year was especially exciting because I was teaching in this school district when all of these students were in 2nd grade and I was lucky enough to have many of them in my classroom! I remember talking to this special group of seven and eight year olds when I was planning my very first trip to Ghana and now they are the ones planning ways to help these orphaned and needy children themselves. This truly means so much to me. They should be so proud of their teamwork, energy, and enthusiasm. The work they are doing is making the world a better place.
Thank you so much! Hugs! Ms. Nizynski :)