Feeding Friends: A Homer Brink student’s birthday wish

first_img“It helps people who need it,” she says. “It brought tears to my eyes because her older brother brought me the check, and I didn’t know anything about it,” Murat said. “It really is reason a billion-and-a-half why this community is so amazing because you have kids who have empathy, you have kids who feel like they want to help other students who are not similarly situated.” Romanosky asked for something simple, but important, and it wasn’t a list of gifts. “Instead of asking for presents for my birthday party, I asked for donations,” Romanosky told 12 News. “Not everybody has a lot, and so if I give to other people, then it just makes me feel good “When you’re hungry, you can’t concentrate, and when you can’t concentrate you can’t focus on your job which is school,” Murat said. “We have a very community-minded community so we are all in this together.” Murat told 12 News anyone looking to donate to M-EALS can reach out to her directly. For Romanosky, M-EALS is beneficial to all.center_img Murat is a firm believer in good food leading to a success at school. The goal of M-EALS is to serve between 70 and 100 students and families within the Maine-Endwell school district who may be hungry. ENDWELL (WBNG) — Earlier this month, 4th grader at Homer Brink Elementary School Ella Romanosky celebrated her 10th birthday in a way most children her age don’t. Romanosky raised $65 and put all pf it toward the Maine-Endwell Assisting Local Spartans program (M-EALS). Maine-Endwell High School teacher Rachel Murat started M-EALS 10 years ago, and when she found out about Romanosky’s donation, she was moved.last_img

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