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BLACKFOOT â€” Students at Donald D. Stalker Elementary collected more than 1,000 items in one month to donate to the Bingham Crisis Center. The donation drive kicked off Oct. 22 in conjunction with "Make a Difference Day."
The donation drive was organized by Stalker Elementary's Parent Teacher Association and Sheila Evans, the school's Idaho Reads! VISTA representative.
Students and their parents donated 1,300 items including food, toiletries and other items to the Bingham Crisis Center.
"When it comes to our community, we have a very giving community. The Crisis Center appreciates everything that you've done," said Josephine Thyberg with the Bingham Crisis Center. "We're going to be able to help even more people."
In addition to donations from students, Mickelsen Pack donated 130 pounds of meat to benefit those at the Crisis Center.
The top two classes that collected the most itemsâ€”Donna Bevan's and Angela Richardon's classroomsâ€”will each receive a pizza party for their generous effort.