Our local high school students are busier than ever working on their project to take two veterans to Normandy for eight days. Our very own Mark Sumner is one of the two.
We checked in with the students and this is what we found out.
“We are still short of making our $6,000 goal to take Mark and Ed to Normandy.” said Robin McMahon. They need our help and the help of our community. So, if you are reading this, share it with everyone you know. Let them know that June 6 is just a few weeks away! Mark Sumner and Ed Chappell will be on their way before then, with the help of the Chapel Hill community.
This writer can think of no other local project that benefits not only our veterans, but also gives local students a chance to show Americanism is alive and well in our schools. This is the 7oth commemoration ceremony and it is the final ceremony at Normandy.
Robin McMahon also said that these high school students are driven to honor the sacrifice of all veterans. Learn more
Their project made the front page of the Durham Herald-Sun! Read story
The students still need about $5,000 to meet their goal of taking two World War II veterans and a family member for each to the D-Day commemoration services in Normandy to honor their service.
Here is how you can DONATE through a non-profit educational organization:
Public School Foundation: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. Donors will receive a tax receipt for their contributions.
Your check can be made out to the Public School Foundation / NC to Normandy and sent to :
- Public School Foundation
- PO Box 877
- Carrboro, NC 27510
- Attn: NC to Normandy
or you can donate online by going to this website: http://www.publicschoolfoundation.org/
- click the green button to donate
- fill in the 7th line with NC to Normandy; looks like this:
|I want to make a contribution to the following:||$|
|and we will send you a thank you note once it is processed.|