Springfield, MO: Creekside Community Invests in Children of Sister School

Creekside is fortunate to have an elementary school just down the street from our community. Throughout the years, we have had an ongoing relationship with the school: several times a year the students will walk down and share projects or sing songs to our community members. Also, at the beginning of each school year, our community members collect school supplies for those less fortunate. This year, the school counselor asked us to do something different. The school will be having a store where students can earn items based on life skills, educational goals, and positive behaviors. Thus, the items collected this year were of a different variety: games, outdoor equipment, art supplies, etc. Our community loved this experience! They purchased enough to fill our Corolla, and raised over $100 for the school to use as they see fit. Creekside loves this partnership and cannot wait to see these students in the coming year!

Submitted Bethany Burrows, Life Enrichment Coordinator

Creekside at Elfindale, Springfield, Missouri