NC teachers to surprise students in need with Christmas gifts

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For the past month, fourth-grade teachers Tahlia Jolicoeur, Kelsey LaBar and Meghan Brinkley have been working on a holiday surprise at Ashley Park Pre-K-8 School in Charlotte, according to WSOC-TV.

Ashley Park is one of nine high-poverty schools part of the Project Lift program within the Charlotte Mecklenburg School District.

The teachers created a GoFundMe account called Project Christmas. For the past three weeks they’ve been collecting donations without students or parents knowing. Their goal is to raise $6,000, which will be divided by 60 students.

Read full story: WSOC-TV

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