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Friday afternoon, an east Toledo tradition helped spread some holiday cheer to
100 less fortunate families.
the 82nd year, students at Waite High School took time to help
others this holiday season. Students and members of the Waite Alumni
Association gathered holiday food and gift baskets and personally delivered
them to 100 east Toledo families.
at Waite's elementary schools gathered non-perishable food, while high school
students brought the gifts. Their goal of helping 100 families was chosen to
coincide with Waite's 100th anniversary.
time to help those in need has taught the students over the years to appreciate
what they have and the joy of giving.
just feels really good to give back to the community and help people that aren't
so fortunate," said Tony Smith, president of Waite Men of Excellence. "Some
people have it bad, but these people that we are doing this for may have it
worse, and it's just really nice to help them out."
residents weren't home for the delivery, they can pick up their package at the
East Toledo Family Center.