MHS tries to help Puerto Rico

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MHS students as part of their advisory class and service learning requirements are collecting supplies and monetary donations for the victims of Hurricane Maria, which devasted Puerto Rico last month.

The effort is being coordinated by MHS science teachers Melissa Burgos and Jackie Curran.

If you are interested in helping, there are a number of ways to do so:

  • Donate food, clothing, personal care or other items. In all more than 50 types of items are being collected. A list of items is at the end of story. Items can be dropped off at the MHS Greeters Station, 2100 Bristol St., Middleton or sent with an MHS student to school. You can also purchase items through Amazon Wish List. Please search MHSt...@gmail.com when you go to Amazon. All items will be mailed to MHS by Amazon.
  • Pay $20 to sponsor a delivery box. You can write a check made payable to MHS. Please write #mhs2pr in the memo line and mail it attention Jackie Curran. High school families can also make a donation through the District's Fee Pay system. The option is found under the activities tab and is titled MHS 2PR.
  • Sponsor a while box. You can write a check made payable to MHS. Please write #mhs2pr in the memo line and mail it attention Jackie Curran. High school families can also make a donation through the District's Fee Pay system. The option is found under the activities tab and is titled MHS 2PR. E-mail Burgos or Curran if you want to learn more about this option.
  • Make a donation in any amount. You can write a check made payable to MHS. Please write #mhs2pr in the memo line and mail it attention Jackie Curran. High school families can also make a donation through the District's Fee Pay system. The option is found under the activities tab and is titled MHS 2PR.

The campaign started Oct. 2. An announcement will be made when MHS is no longer accepting donations.

Foods Miscellaneous Personal Care
Oil Flashlights Sunscreen
Kidney beans Flashlight bulbs Soap
Black beans Batteries Shampoo
Pigeon peas Battery-operated radios Conditioner
Sazon (spice) Battery-operated lanterns Toothpaste
Garbanzo beans Matches Toothbrush
Adobo (seasoning salt) Candles Deoderant
Spam Rope Contact solution
Canned tomato sauce Duct tape Diapers
Dry cereal Clock (wind-up or battery) Toilet paper
Peanut butter Garbage bags Detergent
Dried fruit Can openers Feminine hygiene items
Canned soup Heavy gloves  
Salt and pepper Blankets Clothing
Sugar Water purifiers All ages and sizes
Coffee Empty water bottles  
Power Bars Pet food  
Baby formula or food Insect repellant  
Candy (but no chocolate Over-the-counter medicine  
Pasta    
Pasta sauce    

 

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