A group of 14 Grade 4 students raised over $1,200 for Team Trees, an organization that collects funds to plant trees in forests around the world.
For each dollar raised, one tree is planted.
To raise the funds, the boys organized a soda can drive, asking all students to bring their empty soda cans to the school throughout Earth Week. They also invited all students to wear Earth Week colours during a ‘‘free dress’’ day in exchange for a small donation.
The fundraiser was planned by the Grade 4 boys, with only minimal support from teachers and staff.