Daisy troop learns lesson in kindness

Amelia Sibole, of Daisy Troop 384, helped fill Blessing Bags with everyday necessities that will go to support those in need during a special troop event at Nellie F. Bennett Elementary April 4. [DANIELLA HEMINGHAUS | THE OCEAN STAR]

POINT PLEASANT — The members of Daisy Troop 384 are helping to make a difference in the lives of those in need by packaging bags filled with everyday necessities many of us may take for granted.

On April 4, the 5- and 6- year-old scouts joined forces with Peer Leaders from Wall High School, using the $500 raised from their cookie sales to contribute supplies toward the high school’s Choose Kind Blessing Bags initiative.

The scouts helped make upwards of 50 Blessing Bags for the homeless that included items such as water, socks, deodorants, razors, toothpaste, toothbrushes, chapstick, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and more.

“This is our first year doing this and we gave them an option, ‘would you guys want to donate the money or do something different’ and they decided they wanted to help people,” Troop Leader Krista Sibole said.

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