Tag Archives: Charity

Caring for Members of the High School Family

New campus pantry provides free food and clothing

By Ellie Scott, Current Staff

The West Bend High Schools have some new sets of helping hands. Continue reading

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There’s Always Time for Charity

Playoff basketball might interfere with Saturday’s Charity Ball

By Jessica Steger, Editor in Chief

Scheduling Charity Week proved much more difficult this year as compared to the past. Continue reading

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The Red Cross Runs Dry

West NHS blood drive comes at a crucial time

By Hannah Johnson and Ben Johnson, Current Staff

While the snow piled up this winter, the demand for blood donations was also on the rise.

Since January 1, severe weather caused roughly 1,500 blood drives to be cancelled throughout the United States. These cancellations meant that over 50,000 blood donations were unable to be collected. Continue reading

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Oh, the Books You’ll Read!

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Model UN adviser Mark Drake and West junior Emily Wagner stand with boxes overflowing with donated children’s books.

By Miranda Paikowski, Current Staff

As a West social studies teacher, Mark Drake often finds himself buried in books. Just not thousands of them.

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Teens Deserve Christmas Magic, Too

Local charity needs holiday donations for older children

By Courtney John, Current Staff

The magic that helps Santa’s sleigh fly on Christmas Eve is the same magic that allows families with insufficient resources to receive gifts over the Christmas holidays.

The Gingerbread House is a local organization whose goal is to provide each and every family in Washington County an equal opportunity to have a perfect Christmas. Headed by Linda White, the Gingerbread House is in its 14th year of providing Christmas miracles. It aims to provide new presents to every member of the family, including parents. Continue reading

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