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Local school makes pouches for animals in Australia

helping animals after the large wildfires
Posted at 6:53 AM, Jan 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 08:53:04-05

MARANA, Ariz. — A local school is helping give back to animals in Australia by making pouches.

Students at Open Doors Community School spent all day Monday sewing together fabric for the pouches. They were accompanied by dozens of volunteers who donated their time and resources to help the cause.

The idea came from one middle school student name Shea Sargaent. She said her and her mom saw all the pictures of the animals burned and wanted to do something to help.

"To me it means were just giving little acts of kindness to other parts of the world," Sargaent said.

Open Doors is participating in the Kindness Revolution for Tucson. This is their act of kindess for the month of January.

"Everybody is working together to do something so little that will help so many," Principal Carmelann Barry said.

They were able to make over 150 pouches in just one day.