Resident Nancy Wind asked Wayland residents to join her in providing school supplies to families and schools devastate by Hurricane Sandy. The response was impressive.
The letter below was submitted by Nancy Wind. Thank you to the Wayland community for always being so thoughtful and generous for others. Always in a time of need, our community makes a commitment to the cause and far exceeds the norm. Waylanders dropped supplies off at my house as well as the high school and my car was packed to the brim. The students and teachers from Long Beach and Oceanside, N.Y., are forever grateful. They feel the love from all the generous people. Thank you again for making many lives brighter. Best, Nancy
It all began with a drive at her Holliston elementary school, but the school supply effort for Hurricane Sandy victims has expanded into Wayland.
Nancy Wind is an elementary teacher at Fred Miller Elementary School in Holliston, so she understands very well the importance of pencils, paper, crayons and other school supplies to young students. So when her school decided to come together for a school supply drive to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy, Wind was not only excited about the project, she offered to drive the donations to Long Island, N.Y., when she heads that way to celebrate Thanksgiving with her family. But Wind didn't stop there. She decided to expand the effort to her hometown, Wayland, where she knew her neighbors would want to help. So from now until Wednesday, Nov. 21 at noon, Wind is keeping bins outside her home at 197 Lakeshore Drive where individuals can drop …