During the fundraiser students went out and paid it forward by completing good deeds for others.
“Students have done a wide variety of acts of kindness, including volunteering at local food banks, hosting lemonade stands that beneﬁt other organizations, making blessing bags for the homeless, sending treats and thank you notes to the police and fire stations, bringing in breakfast items for a local food pantry, writing kind notes to each other and to their teachers, picking up their neighbor’s trash, sending items and notes to underprivileged children in Haiti, and so much more,” Katie Kauachi, Bee Cave Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization president, said.
The initiative is Bee Cave Elementary-specific and put on by the school’s parent-teacher organization as the school's major fall fundraiser.
“We are raising money to purchase a Google Expeditions set for the school—virtual field trips to 600 plus locations—Book Nook software and to give 10 percent back to each classroom for specific needs chosen by the teacher,” Kauachi said.
As of Friday, the last day of the fundraiser, the school had logged about 2,700 acts of kindness and raised nearly $59,000.