17th Annual Heifer Marketplace Comes to Campus

Renbrook sixth graders showed their support for Heifer International with their 17th annual International Marketplace on campus. Heifer’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Renbrook is the only school in Connecticut that offers an entire curriculum around Heifer International. Students learn to write letters asking for donations and practice public speaking for the marketplace where students persuade visitors to donate. Since 1944, Heifer International has provided livestock and environmentally sound agricultural training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in 30 countries, including the United States, to help families and communities become more self-reliant.The students raised Sixth graders showed their support for Heifer International by learning to write letters, ask for donations and practice public speaking for the marketplace. So far the students raised $9334.50! For more information, visit www.heifer.org

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