Students at Astatula Elementary School collected 1,026 pairs of socks last month for people in need during the school’s annual Socktober drive!
They kicked off the event with a surprise corn dog day in partnership with the Sonic Drive-In restaurant in Eustis. The idea came from the Kid President video, “The 20 Things We Should Say More Often.” Number 18 is, “Here’s a surprise corn dog I bought you because you’re my friend.”
Last year, students collected more than 600 pairs of socks in a project inspired by Kid President’s “Socktober” videos. This year, they set a goal of 1,000 pairs and surpassed it!
Half the pairs went to the school district’s Families in Transition program and the other half went to New Beginnings in Clermont.
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