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Poland elementary students donate winter clothing items to help others in the area

 

 Elementary students holding winter clothing items in front of the "mitten tree"

 

 

More than 175 warm winter clothing items were donated this year as part of Poland Central School District’s elementary school “mitten tree” drive under the guidance of teaching assistant Tracy Irwin.

The drive accepts donations of mittens, gloves, hats and scarves for children and adults.

Organizers first check with Poland teachers about any Poland students who could use the items, and then the rest are donated to local charities.

Pictured above, elementary students pose in front of the “mitten tree” with some of the donated items.