This year too, the Maurolico high school wanted to support the initiative promoted by the provincial Unicef section “Donate a toy to light up a smile” during the Christmas holidays, promoting a rich collection of toys – new and used – and books. A moment that the students of the school directed by Giovanna De Francesco they lived with great euphoria, immersed in the preparation of decorated and personalized gift packages, thinking of the smiles of the less fortunate little friends who one day might find themselves sitting in those benches where, alongside classical culture, fundamental values such as inclusion, solidarity, respect for the person and the right to happiness that all girls and boys in the world should have. The project was coordinated by religion teacher Costantino Lauria, who followed the preparation of the gift packages collected in the previous weeks, with the precious coordination of the Unicef student ambassador Federica Alberti assisted by classmates from classes IVA, IVB, IVD, IIC and IID.
“Our school community is particularly attentive to the needs of the less fortunate, there can be no culture without inclusion,” declared the head teacher Giovanna De Francesco. The toys were delivered to the Holy Family parish communities of Cep village led by Don Sergio SiracusanoMadonna delle Lacrime of the Father Annibale village at Santo Bordonaro led by Don Giuseppe Di Stefano and Saint Lucia Virgin and Martyr of Saint Lucia sopra Contesse led by Don Giovanni Ioppolo. The president of the Messina provincial committee for Unicef delivered the gift packages to the parish priests, together with the manager De Francesco Angela Rizzo Faranda, who thanked the young people and with them the teachers and the manager for the great heart and sensitivity with which, once again, they supported the Organization’s commitment; the volunteers and the president also contributed to making these children’s Christmas more beautiful by supporting the purchase of toys and other Unicef gifts. In addition to Maurolico, the “Sciascia Fermi” high schools of S. Agata Militello, directed by Maria Larissa Bollaci and Seguenza directed by Lilia Leonardi.