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Students still spreading kindness in the Lake Shore District

Posted at 7:08 AM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 07:08:25-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Necklaces, keychains, and magnets -- fourth-graders at John T. Waugh Elementary School in Angola made these all year round.

These are much more than accessories. They're designed to spread cheer. Each features a compliment – which is what this classroom business, called "Kind Kids Compliments" is all about.

"They are spreading kindness through their products but also through the money they are raising, teacher Nicole Wegrezynowski said. "They are really making a difference in someone's life."

Rasing $700 this year from their profits. They donated all the money to charities:
-$250 to the Lake Shore Family Support Center
-$150 Eden North Collins Food Pantry
-$150 Feeding America
-$150 Western New York Feeds the Frontlines

Wegrezynowski says students are still spreading kindness even when they are not physically in school.
Many have created kindness rocks-- painted with uplifting messages.

Students are putting these rocks in their neighborhoods for people to find when they are walking around.

Promoting their business and spreading kindness-- Kind Kids Compliments is not just adjusting to this new normal, but helping others get through it too.