NAMIís African-American Leadership Initiative Helps Teachers
Make It Through the Winter
As a part of the African-American
Leadership Initiative Committee of NAMIís commitment to
service Toledoís African-American community, the committee
assembled 100 Teacher Winter Bags filled with disinfecting
wipes, tissue, pens, pencils and post-its to assist teachers
at Elle P. Stewart Academy for Girls and Martin Luther King
Academy for Boys.
The donations were dropped off on
Monday, January 6- a day that was also Teachersí Work Day.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental
Illness, is the nationís largest grassroots mental health
organization dedicated to building better lives for the
millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Sierra Farmer, NAMI AA Initiative; Chelsea Diedrich,
Arrowhead Behavioral; Mandy Brighty, sixth grade teacher;
Sonya Quinn, NAMI; Willie Ward, MLK Academy Principal