St. Wenc students raise awareness, get a taste of homelessness

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Patrick Fisher, The New Prague Times

St. Wenceslaus School students, plus adult volunteers and a few parents set up Cardboard City in front of the school the evening of Thursday, Dec. 12. There were 44 seventh and eighth graders from the school participating in the annual program that raises awareness about homelessness. As part of the program 38 students slept overnight in cardboard boxes. (Patrick Fisher photo)

Forty-four seventh and eighth grade students at St. Wenceslaus School helped raise awareness about homelessness, while 38 of them got a small taste of it as they slept in cardboard boxes the night of Thursday, Dec. 12.

The overnight campout in front of St. Wenceslaus School is part of the school’s annual program Cardboard City. Students spent time taping boxes together or decorating them with messages asking for help, donations or prayers for those who don’t....

To see more on this story pick up the December 19, 2019 print edition of The New Prague Times. 

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