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Edmonton high school student-club restarts endeavour to aid fellow students in need


Key takeaways: 

  • So far, M.E. LaZerte’s student interact club has boosted over $7,000.
  • Students from M.E. LaZerte high school’s student interact club volunteered to movement and boost funds for families in need.

Student interact club boost funds for families in need: 

It’s the season of sharing — and that’s precisely what some M.E LaZerte high school students are accomplishing.

The school’s student interacts club is assisting fellow students, whose households are stumbling during the vacation season, by restarting its yearly Helping Hampers campaign and establishing a GoFundMe page. 

So far, students have boosted over $7,000, stated Michelle Sabourin, head of the leadership department at M.E LaZerte. 

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Edmonton high school students raising money for families in need during the vacation period

“A lot of that goes to helping the families who are in need, just like in this vacation time,” Sabourin stated while on CBC’s Radio Active before this week. Source –

Approximately 60 M.E. LaZerte students regularly move without food and other needs, the school states. So, the Helping Hampers campaign concentrates on fulfilling those households’ requirements.

The hampers are loaded with needs rather than holiday-specific items because not everyone marks Christmas. This year, families in requirement obtained a grocery list to select things from.

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