Sara, a student at St Josephs Catholic School in the Renfrew County Catholic District School Board raised money for the Arnprior & District Humane Society as part of her Who Is NOBODY? project.
Dave Palmer from the Arnprior Rotary club, generously donated this kit to the St Josephs Catholic School. his Rotary club have sponsored many kits in the Ottawa area.
Below is an article that appeared in the Arnprior & District Humane Society website, documenting her visit!
This is Sara Lafrance & Somebody. Sara is a 12 year old grade 7 student at St. Joseph’s School She was given a school project nobody doll, the goal being to make the doll somebody by helping out the community. Sara held a “game day” at her house over the Christmas holidays, offering her friends and family games to play, for a small donation. Her idea raised money and supplies for the shelter and everybody had fun.
Nobody and Sara are certainly Somebodies in our books! What a great idea Sara & thanks.
Who Is NOBODY? is a literacy-based bullying prevention program for Grades 1 – 12 that applies the curriculum to real-life experiences. Students build self-esteem by discovering their strengths and using them to help others.