Students drop off Backpacks of Luckfor the homeless
For 800 clients at Boyle Street Community Services, Monday was their lucky day.
More than 100 students from George H. Luck Elementary School lined up from their school bus parked outside through the front door and into the basement, singing carols as they passed along the of Luck one by one.
Students delivered the bags to those in need at the centre after working to fill them with toiletries, toques, mitts, socks, a homemade scarf, coffee card and even a Christmas c timberland outlet ard.
feels good to bring joy to these people and make them feel happy, said student Derek Plain.
all, it Christmas, added Jaidyn McMahon.
Holly, a cl timberland outlet ient at Boyle Street who didn want her last name used, said it wonderful to see the students come back every year.
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But it about more than just the donations, said the centre executive director Julian Daly, as the students also take the time to sing Christmas carols.
think it reminds the homeless people that there are people out there who care for them, said Da timberland outlet ly, adding the holidays are a tough time of year. touches their hearts.