Article courtesy BHS Public Relations Department (Basseterre, St. Kitts) ” Students of the Basseterre High School demonstrated good citizenship in their” community project of providing twenty-five (25) food hampers for people in need.” The Independence Food Hampers program is in its eighth year of providing non-perishable food items to less fortunate members of our community. The program is able to operate on the strength of generous donations of students, and parents.” This yearly event is an opportunity for students, with the assistance of staff, to contribute positively to society. The celebration of our independence provides an excellent opportunity to give to those less fortunate people in the community. Among the targeted households for distributed are BHS students who have been identified for such assistance. “Mrs Anne Wigley, Supervisor of Social Services in the Ministry of Gender and Social Development, and some of her home care workers visited the school on Monday 29th September 2008 to receive packages for distribution to the elderly in our nation in observance of the month of the elderly. “Principal Urlene Bloice-Roberts has expressed gratitude to the student populace for the overwhelming support to this project.” This year saw a significant increase in student contributions.
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