The Premiere Website For Police News In Texas

          

The Most Viewed Police News Website In Texas

 
Click To Visit My Campaign Facebook Page

 

 
Posted on: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Houston - Second Graders Donate New Bears for HFD Ambulances
   
 
More Today's News:
9/2/15   Applications Being Accepted For Police Chief's Youth Police Advisory Council
9/2/15   Candlelight Vigil Friday, September 4th For Fallen Deputy
9/2/15   Charges Upgraded After Victim Dies In Houston Shooting - MUG SHOT
9/2/15   Dallas Love Field to install a bronze marker at the location where Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States
9/2/15   Dallas Shooting At 3000 Scyene Road
9/2/15   DEA Announces Major Steroid Operation
9/2/15   Galveston Deputy Graduates Leadership Command College
9/2/15   Have you seen this child?
9/2/15   KMART Corporation Pays $1.4 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations in Connection with Drug Manufacturer Coupons and Gas Discounts
9/2/15   La Porte Police Investigating Daytime Vehicle Thefts - PHOTOSO
9/2/15   League City’s National Night Out Registration Begins September 1
9/2/15   Make Plans Now for Neighborhood Night Out 2015!
9/2/15   Mayor Rawlings to host City’s first Twitter budget town hall meeting Thursday
9/2/15   Montgomery County Prayer Event For Fallen Deputy
9/2/15   New Laws Take Effect Sept. 1
9/2/15   North Texas Man Sentenced in Fictional Disney Scheme
9/2/15   Reward Increased to $10,000 for Most Wanted Fugitive
9/2/15   School Finance Should Be Addressed by Legislature, not Lawsuits
9/2/15   Sugar Land Police to Target Highway Impaired Driving during Labor Day Holiday
9/2/15   Texas Ranger Museum Newsletter - September 2015
9/2/15   Thinkin' Out Loud, Cultural Jihadists
9/2/15   US, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico arrest 36 in human smuggling take down
9/1/15   One Man In Custody In Illinois Police Officer Killing
9/1/15   AMBER ALERT - New Mexico to Galveston, Texas
9/1/15   Massive manhunt for 3 who shot Illinois police officer - WATCH

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:
Houston Fire Department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 
DATE: March 11, 2014 2:32:52 PM CDT 

Second Graders at The Shlenker School Donate New Bears for HFD Ambulances

What: Shlenker School second graders raise money annually and donate more than 100 new bears to HFD.  Bears are placed on HFD EMS units to comfort children during emergencies.  This year they are also making a donation to MEDILIFE of Houston (501c3) in honor of the 4 fallen firefighters and those injured in last year’s tragic hotel fire.
 
When: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Where: The Shlenker School, 5600 North Braeswood Blvd. Houston, Texas 77096, between Chimney Rock Road and Hillcroft 
Additional Information: For more than a dozen years, the second-grade class at the Shlenker School have held read-a-thons to raise money and purchase stuffed animals from "Build-A-Bear Workshop."  Those bears are donated to HFD EMS to help console children during emergency calls.  Giving a bear to a child during an emergency call helps firefighters, EMTs and paramedics administer care and reassure children involved in an emergency that HFD is there to help. Each bear comes with a special prayer inside to help comfort the recipient.

This year the students raised enough money to make a donation in honor of the 4 fallen firefighters and those injured in the May 2013 hotel fire.  The donation will be given to MEDILIFE of Houston, a 501c3 organization which helps HFD.

An HFD fire truck will come to the school and receive the bears and the donation check.  Firefighters will thank the students for their special gifts.  This is a mitzvah or an act of kindness that these second graders are doing to help children they will likely never meet.
Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Share   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2015 The Police News. All rights reserved.