Mrs. Taylor's 6th grade class decided to start "Tips for Chip," a school-wide fundraising project that collects spare change and donations from fellow students at their school for K-9 Resource Officer "Chip."
The money will be used to purchase K-9 First-Aid Kits, which help Chip and other K-9's when they need medical assistance.
The students were very enthusiastic about the project, which came out of a "Think Tank" session in their class.
“We wrote down all of our ideas on paper," says Chloe U. "Then we all agreed on having a change drive for the police dogs. Overall, we were pretty excited because we knew we were helping Chip and his partners in the police force.”
The "Tips for Chip" change drive raised approximately $580 for K-9 first-aid kits.
School Resource Officer Sean Julian says he and Chip are so appreciative of the students' efforts. They did a special assembly and demonstration for the class in celebration.