Trinity High pupils embankment propagandize uniforms to lift money for …
October 2, 2014 - School Uniform
A big-hearted teen gave his associate classmates and his teachers a sauce down … in a bid to tackle poverty.
Trinity High School pupil, Kevin Milliken, 17, – who won a school’s superb citizen endowment – suggested pupils should embankment their uniforms for a day, for a cost of a foodbank donation.
And it didn’t take many persuading to get a amicable staff concerned in a bid too, that led to foodbanks opposite Renfrewshire being stocked up.
Pupils and teachers in Renfrew wore their comfy garments to category for a day and, in a process, filled dozens of bags and crates with soups, vegetables, pasta, rice, meats and treats.
The donations were afterwards handed over to a Trussell Trust Foodbanks, that provides support to internal families who need it most.
A orator for Trinity High School said: “By a finish of October, all delegate schools opposite Renfrewshire will have been concerned in a citizenship beginning that supports entirely Renfrewshire Council’s approaches to rebellious poverty.
“Our beginning was grown from an thought from one of a S6 students, Kevin Milliken, who has worked tirelessly to foster this really certain citizenship action.
“The Trussell Trust operates foodbanks opposite Renfrewshire and nationally, with a announced goal to ‘restore grace and revitalise hope’.
“Those visiting a foodbanks are upheld not usually with food though also with a acquire smile, a cuppa and time to listen for those who wish to talk.”
After saying a success of a dress-down day, Kevin was gay with a collection.
He said: “I got a thought from a BBC documentary that we watched, called Famous, Rich and Hungry, where rich people had to live in formidable conditions and knowledge a hardship of others.
“It was during this that it was mentioned that foodbanks were using low, so it gave me a thought to do something about it.
“I am impressed by a munificence of all who took partial and we am looking brazen to building on this with a subsequent food uplifts.”