I could not be more thankful that our area and school had little to no damage from Hurricane Florence. There are many areas in North Carolina deeply impacted and this is a great time for our Sterling Community to come together and give back to others. Students working together for the same cause
Tracy Callahan, a long time Sterling parent and owner of “The Polka Dot Mama Melanoma Foundation”. Tracy has a mobile dermatology unit that travelled this summer to the coast to offer free skin cancer screenings. These same communities are now some of the hardest hit by Hurricane Florence. The Foundation has decided that they would like to fill their large bus with supplies for those in need.
Tracy is working with local FEMA reps and have identified supplies that are in the highest demand. These items would be collected and taken to the communities. There is also a school in Onslow County that was completely wiped out by the hurricane and in great need of school supplies. We will put bins in front of every building. The first load will be delivered Wednesday and another shortly after.
I love this quote from Martin Luther King Jr., “Somewhere along the way, we must learn that there is nothing greater than to do something for others.” In this way, we will teach our children to have a greater respect for others, leadership skills and an understanding of citizenship that can carry over into adulthood.
STERLING MONTESSORI Academy and Charter School