Deer Park School Helps Give Back to Make-A-Wish

Students and faculty at JFK Intermediate School held a toy drive to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Staff and students at JFK Intermediate School recently lent a helping hand to a young boy who wanted to give back to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

John Ginatotti, whose mother, Angela, teaches at the school, was granted a wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and decided that he wanted to help out the organization in return by hosting a toy drive. 

The community quickly jumped in to help, collecting donations through various donation drives. A large amount of toys were collected and distributed to sick children.

To thank John and the JFK communtiy for their efforts, Make-A-Wish representatives recently visited the school to present them with congratulatory plaques.

Angela January 15, 2013 at 10:29 PM
So proud of my son John for thinking of this great idea!! Way to go JFK !! We are a great school filled with amazing students and a great staff!!
Team Dawg January 16, 2013 at 03:04 PM
The epitome of caring, compassion and teamwork! Everyday Heroes one and All! Team Dawg salutes JFK and the entire community ! John , you are truly a role model and proof that the power to make a difference lies within us ALL! You are our choice for Team Dawg M.V.P.! Thank you!
Team Dawg January 22, 2013 at 12:06 AM
Congrats again John! We wanted you to know that you are currently featured as a TeamDawg.com MVP on our website. As this week's MVP, you get a free Team Dawg t-shirt or one of our children's books. Have your parents contact us and we'll send it to you ASAP. Thanks for being one of your community's Most Valuable Players!
Ann Devito January 23, 2013 at 01:24 PM
John - I am so proud of your efforts to give back to others. You are so caring. Congratulations on being Team Dawg MVP.


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