Winter Days 2016 Kick-off: "Seeing Is Believing"
Winter Days 2016 is kicking off today!! Winter Days is the largest annual school-wide project at Spring Valley High School. The project consists of many charitable drives that benefit a number of local community agencies. Winter Days is completely student directed. Students plan and implement all phases of the overall project through a hierarchical leadership system.
This year our goals are:
16,500 Cans and Non-perishables - Harvest Hope/God's Storehouse
600 New Toys - Toys For Tots
$7,500 - the Make-A-Wish South Carolina Foundation
85 Foster Children - Department of Social Services
850 Children’s Books - Richland 2 Ready to Read Programs
300 Cleaning supplies - Hannah House
600 Homeless outreach bags - Transitions shelter
150 Stuffed Stockings - Palmetto Health Children's Hospital
Our student organization led drives include:
Collecting baby items - led by FIERCE
Red Cross Blood Drive - hosted by SNHS
Vitamin collection - hosted by Call 2 Action
Click here to see the brochure for more information!!
Starting today, we will have Winter Days boxes placed in all classrooms at Spring Valley. Donations can be dropped off in classrooms or at the front desk!! Additionally, we will have our Winter Days chairs collecting monetary donations for Make-A-Wish and working with students, classrooms, and families to adopt Foster Children.
Please let us know if you have any questions about how to get involved at firstname.lastname@example.org. Direct lines of contact are
Winter Days Committee Chairs
Tanvi Mehta, Winter Days Chair
Max Miller, Winter Days Junior Co-Chair
Keshav Nair, Winter Days Sophomore Co-Chair
Olisa Ashford, Student Activities Director