East Quogue Students Collect Donations for Homeless Pets

Lauren Squires and Teaching Assistant Charlene Goodman with the 2nd grade students holding some of the many donations and wearing some of their favorite team's jerseys.
Lauren Squires and Teaching Assistant Charlene Goodman with the 2nd grade students holding some of the many donations and wearing some of their favorite team's jerseys.

Lauren Squires’ 2nd grade class at the East Quogue Elementary School held a Super Bowl Donation Drive to help the homeless pets at the Southampton Animal Shelter.

There were donations of blankets, toys, treats and dog and cat food gathered all week leading up to the Super Bowl. The children also made posters of some of the dogs and cats for adoption and hung them along the walls in the school hallways.

“We greatly appreciate the students and teachers at East Quogue Elementary School for their generous support and the many creative ways they do it,” Linda Goldsmith, the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation public relations administrator, said. “The Southampton Animal Shelter thinks these kids are SUPER,”

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