Local author and photographer Faye Chapman will speak to student leaders at Thurston Middle School Thursday, Nov. 5 to support National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.
Chapman is a tireless champion for the homeless and currently serves on the city’s housing and human services committee.
“We want to help connect students with real-world issues and understand the big impact they can make in our local community,” said Thurston Principal Jenny Salberg.
Giving back to the community is modeled on many campuses, according to a district statement. Top of the World students recently wrote 170 letters to military personnel. El Morro students are collecting socks to help families in need prepare for winter. And Chapman’s visit corresponds with a food drive in the first week of November by Thurston students.Firebrand Media LLC wants comments that advance the discussion, and we need your help to accomplish this mission. Debate and disagreement are welcomed on our platforms but do it with respect. We won't censor comments we disagree with. Viewpoints from across the political spectrum are welcome here. While everyone is entitled to their opinion, our community is not obliged to host all comments shared on its website or social media pages, including:
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