College students within the Freeport Excessive Faculty Human Relations Membership have raised greater than $1,000 for the Affiliation for the Youngsters of Regnier Haiti, a nonprofit group based by former Freeport pupil, Maryse Cadet.
When a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the southwestern area of Haiti, it destroyed the ACR’s foremost constructing. Instantly, the group was in want of latrines, a brief kitchen, sheds for momentary education, college furnishings, college provides and meals. Freeport Excessive Faculty Principal Ms. Gisselle Campbell-Ham introduced it to the eye of the Human Relation Membership within the hope they might be capable to assist.
Membership members had been impressed to change into changemakers by Robert F. Kennedy’s “ripple of hope” quote and commenced implementing the Ripple of Hope advocacy initiative inside the highschool.
“In a time when our world is flooded with negativity, I’m so moved and impressed by the humanitarian efforts of our wonderful college students,” mentioned Freeport Excessive Faculty Principal Campbell-Ham.
The membership developed a fundraiser through which college students got a paper “drop” in alternate for a $1 donation. The paper drops are displayed as a wave on the wall in the highschool’s cafeteria to visually depict a “Freeport Excessive Faculty Present of Collective Hope.” The show offers a concrete image that collectively, folks could make a distinction within the lives of others.
The entire funds from the Ripple of Hope initiative will probably be donated to the Affiliation for the Youngsters of Regnier Haiti for its wants.
The Freeport Excessive Faculty Human Relations Membership explores varied problems with justice and human rights to advertise the belief that college students at Freeport Excessive Faculty could make a distinction on the earth. The targets of the membership are to boost consciousness of the marginalized and oppressed by activism and social consciousness. College students take part in philanthropic fundraising actions and neighborhood service domestically and globally.