NJHS Donates Money, Easter Baskets to UMC’s Children’s Hospital, NICU

NJHS Donates Money, Easter Baskets to UMC’s Children’s Hospital, NICU

All three middle schools’ National Junior Honor Society organizations took a day to visit Lubbock’s University Medical Center to deliver Easter baskets to children staying in the hospital, and Heritage Middle School donated $2,500 to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

NJHS-Easter-Baskets-6All of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) organizations from Frenship Middle School, Heritage Middle School and Terra Vista Middle School took a day to deliver Easter baskets filled with donated goodies for children staying in Children’s Hospital at Lubbock’s University Medical Center (UMC) over the holiday weekend.

One-by-one, students went in to each room to deliver a basket for toddlers, young children and teenagers to help pass the time during their stay.

In total, all three NJHS organizations donated a total of 30 baskets filled to the brim with games, coloring books, dolls, socks, trinkets and more.

NJHS-Easter-Baskets-7Students also took a tour of UMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), while also Heritage Middle School donated $2,500 through its Miracle Pennies Drive earlier this fall.

The money donated helps UMC to purchase NICU beds and monitors to help babies during their stay in the NICU.

On that same day, Frenship Middle School’s NJHS donated over a thousand dollars to UMC’s Southwest Cancer Center.

Each year, schools within Frenship ISD work to raise money for local organizations including UMC’s Children’s Miracle Network, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Lubbock Rotary Food Backpack program, March of Dimes, South Plains Food Bank, United Blood Services, Wolfforth Lions Club Eyeglasses Campaign and many more.