Karns City Student Spearheads Kindness Campaign

Julia Miner with an array of gifts

headed to Quality Life Service residents.


Julia Miner, 7th grader at Karns City Jr/Sr High School was awarded $250 for a proposal that she was encouraged to write by her grandmother, Nancy Lendyak, for the Hershey Heartwarming Project Action Grant. The grant, made possible through Hershey and We.org is designed to promote kindness, empathy and inclusion. Julia reached out to her 7th grade teachers to see if her classes could participate.

Julia’s project, with the help of her 7th grade teachers and classmates, was to help brighten the day for the residents and staff at QUALITY Life Services Chicora and Sugarcreek.

The 7th grade Language Arts class will design cards and write sentiments, Math will make Bingo cards, World Geography will create puzzles of World Flags, Science will construct bluebird boxes with the help of the PA Game Commission, Band and Chorus plan to record music on CD’s, Family Consumer Science will bake cookies, Art is creating St. Patrick s Day cards, and 2 DVD’s of the high school musical, “Cyrano de Burger Shack” will be purchased from the Drama Club with the funds.

Funds were also used to purchase BINGO prizes. The projects will be delivered to the facilities throughout Spring.

More resources are available at: heartwarmingproject.com

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