WESTFIELD, NJ -- Holy Trinity School organized a gift donation and gathered gifts to donate to families in need for the holidays. 

"Each year several of our classes sponsor a gift drive for those less fortunate," said principal Dr. Adele Ellis. "This year, PreK-3, PreK-4, and Kindergarten students/families generously donated gifts."

Mrs. Ivan, PreK-3 teacher, Mrs. Grawehr, PreK-4 teacher, along with PreK-4 assistants, Mrs. Moira Kelly and Mrs. Rebecca Nott, gathered the donations for delivery on Friday, December 4.

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"We will also be making Christmas cards for the residents of Sunrise Assisted Living in Westfield who are Holy Trinity and St Helen’s parishioners," added Mrs. Laura Ivan, PreK-3 teacher

The School has collected 75 gifts as a part of this fundraiser, and they will be donating the gifts to La Casa De Don Pedro, a community outreach program with multiple locations throughout Newark, NJ.

Since 1916, Holy Trinity School (336 1st St, Westfield) has provided a quality Catholic education to Westfield and the surrounding communities. A 2011 National Blue Ribbon and a Middle States accredited school, its mission is to educate students to actualize their full, individual potential, both spiritually and academically.