College students within the Freeport Excessive College 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 scholar, Maryse Cadet.
When a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the southwestern area of Haiti, it destroyed the ACR’s primary constructing. Instantly, the group was in want of latrines, a brief kitchen, sheds for short-term education, college furnishings, college provides and meals. Freeport Excessive College Principal Ms. Gisselle Campbell-Ham introduced it to the eye of the Human Relation Membership within the hope they might have the ability to assist.
Membership members have been impressed to turn into changemakers by Robert F. Kennedy’s “ripple of hope” quote and started 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 superb college students,” stated Freeport Excessive College Principal Campbell-Ham.
The membership developed a fundraiser wherein college students got a paper “drop” in trade 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 College Present of Collective Hope.” The show offers a concrete image that collectively, individuals could make a distinction within the lives of others.
All the funds from the Ripple of Hope initiative will likely be donated to the Affiliation for the Youngsters of Regnier Haiti for its wants.
The Freeport Excessive College Human Relations Membership explores varied problems with justice and human rights to advertise the belief that college students at Freeport Excessive College could make a distinction on this planet. The objectives of the membership are to lift consciousness of the marginalized and oppressed by way of activism and social consciousness. College students take part in philanthropic fundraising actions and group service domestically and globally.