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Second-grader spent summer gathering school supplies to help those in need

He gave away 60 backpacks full of supplies simply in time for the brand new school year.

SAN ANTONIO — A younger elementary school pupil in Stone Oak observed a need and determined to do one thing about it. 

Stone Oak Elementary School second-grader Andres Vasconcellos began the new school year with a bit little bit of giving, in the way in which of backpacks full of school supplies to help youngsters in our group.

“He noticed kids in his class last year didn’t have all the supplies they needed,” mentioned an NEISD Facebook post. “So, he spent the summer collecting donations and gathering supplies. With the help of his community and classmates, he collected and gave away 60 backpacks filled with supplies just in time for the new school year.”

“This was very much a community effort,” mentioned Andres’ mother Elisa. “He may have spearheaded it, but many of his classmates from the dual language program and the community all made it happen with their time and donations.”

One act of kindness can go a great distance.

Join us in thanking Andres for making a distinction in our group.

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