Kolmar Helps Hurricane Irma Victims

Joel Gelas-Quiroz, and Layla Kruse get excited to help those in need.

Joel Gelas-Quiroz, and Layla Kruse get excited to help those in need.

Kolmar has teamed up with Hurricane Irma victims in Everglade City. Mrs. Mural, a 2nd-grade teacher, has been in contact with locals from Southwest Florida to see what they are in need of after the devastating toll Irma took on their city. Together, they were able to locate a school community in need. Everglade City School has a population of 196 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Many of these students had tremendous damage to their homes. Kolmar hosted a Pencil Grab on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Each pencil was a dollar. Kolmar will host a Sucker Grab at Fall Family Fun Night on October 13, 2017. Each sucker will be a dollar. All money raised will be used to buy school supplies for the hurricane victims. Kolmar is also collecting any gently used

Everglade City School has a population of 196 students in grades Pre-K through 12. Many of these students had tremendous damage to their homes. Kolmar hosted a Pencil Grab on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Each pencil sold meant a dollar towards the good cause, Kolmar will host a Sucker Grab at Fall Family Fun Night on October 13, 2017, each sucker will be a dollar.

“It feels good to donate to other states that are getting hit by hurricanes,” said Carter Gillen.

All money raised will be used to buy school supplies for the hurricane victims. Kolmar is also collecting any gently used book bags or school supplies to send to Everglade City School.