RPES students hold toy, can drive

Published 2:36 pm Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Students at Rachel Patterson have been busy as of late.

The school held two donation drives, including for the local Toys for Tots organization and a canned food drive.

Classrooms participated in the canned goods competition with the winning class who donated the most getting a pizza party.

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Principal Toya McMillian said adults and kids participated in the toy drive.

McMillian said the students poured a lot into the effort.

Additionally, Pastor Darryl North, Empowerment Tabernacle and the Atmore Police Department helped provide 41 bicycles to children at RPES.

Loumeek White, District 5 boardmember, and Jimmie Marshall helped in the effort.