Eight of our finalist teams submitted videos highlighting their completed projects. Read their summaries and watch each of their videos below.
Team SHS Interact
Sandpoint High School
Sandpoint High School’s Interact Club identified the need for more baby supplies at their local food bank. A “Baby Olympics” held at their next assembly increased awareness about their fundraising efforts, which raised $682.
Dishman Hills High School
Students from Dishman Hills High School wanted children to feel more comfortable and less stress in the hospital. They collaborated with local businesses and organizations to create “snuggle time kits” which were donated to children admitted to Providence Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital in Spokane.
Team Pet Providers
Medical Lake High School
“Team Pet Providers” collected pet food from students at Medical Lake High School, offering an incentive to the student who donated the most supplies. The pet food will be distributed at the Medical Lake Food Bank.
Team Cinema Girls
Mt. Spokane High School
The team hosted a movie night at Mt. Spokane High School, collecting 33 items from the Ronald McDonald House wish list. Remaining concessions were sold at the school, enabling them to raise another $112 to purchase additional wish list items.
Team Kindness in a Bag
Rogers High School
Students at Rogers High School’s FCCLA club focused their project on homeless women and children in Spokane. They partnered with local businesses and organizations to donate “support bags” to St. Margaret’s Shelter.
Team Be Bold
Team Be Bold from Riverpoint Academy hosted an anti-bullying event for kids at the Northeast Youth Center, featuring Operation Healthy Family Executive Director Tommy Williams and Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich. Participants signed a large poster, reinforcing their commitment to prevent bullying.
Team A Walk in the Park
Freeman High School
Students at Freeman High School in Rockford, WA set out to clean their park: painting the grandstands and basketball courts, cleaning the bathrooms, replanting and pruning the community garden, and raking leaves. The task took longer than they expected, but they successfully enhanced the appeal of their community gathering place.
Team Education Station
Mt. Spokane High School
Students from Mt. Spokane High School collected more than 240 books from local schools, created an Education Station at Longfellow Elementary, and distributed the books to the students.