Visitors to Mattituck High School in the last three weeks have been greeted by large cardboard boxes set underneath a poster showing students inside Turkish elementary school classrooms. Many of those students, who are being educated in rural areas of Turkey, are Syrian refugees. READ
Toothbrushes, tissues, ramen noodles, Jolly Ranchers and more were stacked high atop classroom desks at Mattituck High School as a team of nearly 20 students and volunteers worked swiftly to sort each item.
Less than one hour later, 20 boxes were filled and ready to be shipped overseas to a platoon of United States servicemen and -women through Adopt-a-Platoon. READ