Last week, 8th grade student Maya Eldin of Evans Middle School asked her principal, if the school could participate in the Teens for Jeans drive with Aeropostale.
It is a nationwide drive to collect jeans and recycle them for homeless teens. In addition to being a charity project, it’s a competition. The school that raises the most gets a school-wide party, $5,000, and a new pair of Aeropostale jeans for every student in the school.
Aeropostale corporate last reported the leader school at 1,875, and we just exceeded 2,000 and still counting! We had 1/3 the time, (only collected for 1 week and 3 days), and what looks like an episode of Hoarders is one of the most generous outpouring of charity our school has shown.