DICKINSON, N.D. - UPDATE: Students at Dickinson High School are getting involved in hurricane relief efforts for Texas.
The school's National Honor Society raised $7200 for their "sister city" of Dickinson, Texas. The donation was announced yesterday at an assembly. The students came up with 3 plans to raise money, including selling T-shirts. Dickinson High School (ND) teacher Jim Fahy says the students took the lead.
“It was so good to share that with our kids because our kids didn't realize how lucky they are. And they really truly put the jets on to raise more money to help those kids in Dickinson, Texas get back to a normal life as quickly as possible,” said Jim Fahy.
Dickinson High School (Texas) teacher Kat Baldwin said she is grateful for the work North Dakota put into helping the relief efforts.
“Having Dickinson High School in North Dakota, those Midgets, that raised this amount of money will help service organizations. It will help families that need it so much,” said Baldwin
Dickinson, Texas is 36 miles southeast of Houston. Baldwin says the money will be put toward their Ascending Seniors program, which gives money to graduating seniors money who have overcome an obstacle.
ORIGINAL STORY: Relief efforts continue in Texas after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in August. Dickinson High School students are the latest to contribute.
Students in Dickinson High School's National Honor Society raised $7,200 for their "sister city" of Dickinson, Texas.
The donation was revealed at an assembly. Dickinson, Texas is 36 miles southeast of Houston.