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Forest Hill students add spirit to the holidays


by: SUBMITTED - Dawn Young's class at Forest Hills Elementary, made up of third- and fourth-grade students, collected items for homeless families prior to the winter break.The students in Dawn Young’s third- and fourth-grade class at Forest Hills Elementary School did their part to make the holiday season a little jollier for homeless families in Portland.

The students collected personal hygiene items, socks, toys, candy and other items and then packed them into buckets they decorated before taking them to CÃ¥entral City Concern, a nonprofit organization that supports homeless families in the Portland metropolitan area.

The students used their holiday party time to prepare the gifts for others.