Salem Middle helps Beach families cope with wintery weather

NJHS--Jan 13 003Being connected to the community means reaching out and helping those who need it most. Students in the Salem Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society have embraced that concept.

The group recently completed a donation drive for homeless families in Virginia Beach. Several large boxes full of warm blankets, coats, hats, gloves, scarves and non-perishable food items were collected from the Salem student body and dispersed throughout the city to help families cope with wintery weather.

Pictured: (from left to right) NJHS members Jonathan Mackey, Alexys Wilber, Cayla Hannibal, Jared Robles, and Honor Society Vice President, Jasmine Guinto. Jim Leland, 8th grade English teacher at Salem MS (not pictured), is the NJHS Sponsor.

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