LCCC holds drive for Brandon’s Forever Home

Shown with some of the collected items are, from left Cortney Guastella, Lehman, Girl Scout Troop 30102; Jolene Wilson, Lehman Township; Ella Wilson, Lehman Township, Girl Scout Troop 30102; Carol Matz, Hazleton, Brandon’s Forever Home; Caitlin Billingsley, Wilkes-Barre, president, LCCC Literary Arts Society; Lindsey Laity, Nanticoke, vice president, LCCC Literary Arts Society; Mary Stchur, Kingston, advisor, Literary Arts Society and professor and chair, English, LCCC; and Julie Cote, Dallas, instructor, business, LCCC. - Submitted photo

NANTICOKE — The Luzerne County Community College Literary Arts Society recently held a collection on campus to benefit children in foster care at Brandon’s Forever Home.

The Literary Arts Society joined the local movement begun by Ella Wilson, a member of Girl Scout Troop 30102. LCCC students collected more than 250 new and gently used book bags, backpacks, tote bags, and suitcases.

Members of the LCCC dental department from the Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. School of Nursing and Health Sciences at the Francis S. and Mary Gill Carrozza, R.N. Health Sciences Center also donated bags filled with dental health supplies. The Literary Arts Society also joined with students and staff from St. Nicholas/St. Mary’s School in Wilkes-Barre who contributed to the collection.

Shown with some of the collected items are, from left Cortney Guastella, Lehman, Girl Scout Troop 30102; Jolene Wilson, Lehman Township; Ella Wilson, Lehman Township, Girl Scout Troop 30102; Carol Matz, Hazleton, Brandon’s Forever Home; Caitlin Billingsley, Wilkes-Barre, president, LCCC Literary Arts Society; Lindsey Laity, Nanticoke, vice president, LCCC Literary Arts Society; Mary Stchur, Kingston, advisor, Literary Arts Society and professor and chair, English, LCCC; and Julie Cote, Dallas, instructor, business, LCCC.
https://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_literary-arts-society-donates-to-brandon-27s-forever-home-18.jpgShown with some of the collected items are, from left Cortney Guastella, Lehman, Girl Scout Troop 30102; Jolene Wilson, Lehman Township; Ella Wilson, Lehman Township, Girl Scout Troop 30102; Carol Matz, Hazleton, Brandon’s Forever Home; Caitlin Billingsley, Wilkes-Barre, president, LCCC Literary Arts Society; Lindsey Laity, Nanticoke, vice president, LCCC Literary Arts Society; Mary Stchur, Kingston, advisor, Literary Arts Society and professor and chair, English, LCCC; and Julie Cote, Dallas, instructor, business, LCCC. Submitted photo