School community raises money for Sayreville partnership as part of its new program "Millburn Gives Back"
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
As Millburn recovered from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, the leaders of the Millburn school community, including Dr. James Crisfield, Superintendent of Schools, the presidents of the PTOs, the PTO Conference Outreach Committee and the Education Foundation, felt it was important to reach out to help another New Jersey school district that was hit hard by the storm. They created “Millburn Gives Back,” a long-term effort to partner with the school district and community of Sayreville, NJ. Families of more than 100 students in Sayreville lost their homes and most of their possessions, and many of them are displaced and living with other families, or in temporary quarters such as hotels or shelters. The first step in this effort has been a …
Part of 'Millburn Gives Back' Deerfield looks to help out Sayerville's students after Superstorm Sandy with the First Annual Polar Bear Parade.
The first step of 'Millburn Gives Back' kicks off this Friday morning with the First Polar Bear Parade at Deerfield Elementary School. The 10 lap parade of each grade through the elementary school will support NJCares' annual coat drive and 'Millburn Gives Back.' Students have been trying to get sponsors to donate $1 a lap in support of the homeless students of Sayreville to help them rebuild their lives. Donations should be sent in the day of the parade in an envelope marked "Millburn Gives Back." Coats can be brought in the day of the parade. We are also hoping our students get a sponsor for their walk. Milburn School's Superintendent Dr. James describes 'Millburn Gives Back' as a way to give back to those affected by Superstorm Sandy …