"We Dream of a World" Calendars
First grade students in Belle Sherman Elementary's Butterfly Room are selling their full-color 2020 “We Dream of a World” calendars to raise funds for children in need. All proceeds will be donated to organizations supporting basic human rights, including UNICEF (for Yemen), Ithaca Free Clinic, Ithaca Welcomes Refugees, and the Food Bank of the Southern Tier.
Using the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (e.g. the right to food, education, health care, free expression) as the backdrop of the project, the first graders learned about compassion, kindness, tolerance, and diversity. The artwork and essays contained in the calendars are expressions of the students’ dreams and aspirations.
The Butterfly Room class will hold a dinner-launching on Monday, December 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the Belle Sherman Annex gym; during which the students will also read their “I Have a Dream, Too” poems.
The 2020 We Dream of a World calendars can be purchased for $7.00 each by contacting Emily Graw at email@example.com.