The MASC/MAHS state conference was held on March 22-24, 2014, in Traverse City, MI. More than 100 high schools across the state of Michigan adopted DRAW as their official charity of the year.
Instead of the conventional candy sale or canned food drive as a fundraiser, Dakota student leadership invited classrooms at the school to tune in to a telethon featuring improv comedy on March 20.
More than 300 people were injured by the 1.3 mile tornado that touched down in Moore, Oklahoma in May; nine children and 24 adults were killed.
After Moore, OK was devastated by an EF-5 tornado in May of 2013, Bristol Middle School in Bristol, WI collected supplies for the survivors. This was a quick thank you to them.
A Monroe woman who was among a volunteer crew cleaning up after last week’s damaging tornadoes in Moore and Norman, Okla., said she would do it again but hopes such a massive disaster response isn’t needed in any community soon.
Check out this video about DRAW done by Fox Detroit.
In 2013, Clarkston High School had a Charity Week where they supported, among other charities, DRAW. Our director, Greg, spoke at the kickoff of their charity week, and this was the talk.
In March 2013, less than a year after DRAW first began, a documentary was made outlining the infant stages of DRAW. Appropriately, it was titled the DRAWcumentary, and you can watch it here.
One month to the day after it was inundated by the Swimming River in Hurricane Sandy, the Red Bank Primary School reopened Monday morning.