Food Bank Backpack Program!

Food Bank Backpack Walk team from Maxey April, 2022!!

Grade level fundraising, spring of ’22!

September 27, 2022 WALKATHON!!

THANK YOU FOR AMAZING DONATIONS!

Maxey raised over $2300 for the backpack program!

GRIT, Kindness and Community!

During Library and Computer Specials, the following books were introduced and/or displayed for students to check out from the Maxey Library:

Someone Builds the Dream by Lisa Wheeler

Watercress by Andrea Wang

Saturday at the Food Pantry by Diane O’Neil

I Really Like Slop! by Mo Willems

The World Needs More Purple People by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart

The World Needs More Purple Schools by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart

Be a Maker by Katey Howes

An AWESOME Book of Thanks by Dallas Clayton

If the World were a Village by David J. Smith

If the WORLD were 100 PEOPLE by Jackie McCann

Silly Jokes about FOOD by Michael Dahl

Just Help by Sonia Sotomayor

The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson

The Circles All Around Us by Brad Montague

Going Places by Peter H. Reynolds

12 Days of Kindness by Irene Latham

Maddi’s Fridge by Lois Brandt

Many more books about Kindness, GRIT and Community are available at the Maxey LIBRARY!!

Last school year:

Friday, March 4 2022 was Hats ON for Hunger at MAXEY!!

WOW!! Such a great response! Maxey raised $1,605.08 for the Lincoln Food Bank Backpack Program! THANK YOU for your kind donations!! Information about fundraising and the annual walk at East High on Saturday, April 23 was shared with K-5 classes during library specials, and preschool teachers shared with their students.

Here is the link to the information for any donations for the walk:  https://secure.qgiv.com/event/extramile2022

In addition to Hat day, Maxey had a friendly competition to raise money for this important fundraiser. Kids donated loose change or any amount and put in their team crayon (by grade level in the main entryway of the school). Over $2800 was raised by Maxey Kids from the hat and crayon donations!! THANK YOU to our kind and generous Maxey students and families!!

Totals donated by teams from the Hat Day and Crayon fundraisers:

Preschool: $39.10

Kindergarten: $353.43

Grade 1: $558.86

Grade 2: $533.88

Grade 3: $400.75

Grade 4: $514.23

Grade 5: $417.21

Over 43% of the children in Lincoln Public Schools qualify for free or reduced lunch fees. This level of need relates directly to learning progress. Here’s hoping you will take a look and join “TEAM MAXEY” online if you haven’t done so yet!

Maxey Maximizers donated $1500 to the backpack program!