Testimonials from past years
“A great BIG thank you to the folks at the Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine for their generous donation of winter boots to our students through the Joe Bornstein Winter Warmth boot drive! We are overwhelmed by your generosity and support!”
-Canal School Representative
"I can't wait to build a snow fort in these!"
"Now I can play in the snow on the field!"
"Awww, tomorrow is supposed to be warm? I want to wear them right away! They're so cozy!"
-Students at Canal School
“I have our first delivery of boots in my office! 🙂
Many of our families are experiencing significant economic and personal hardship and have needs that we, as a school, just cannot meet on our own. I am beyond grateful and thankful to you and the JCA... I have tears in my eyes and my heart is full. Thank you for helping out some truly amazing students!”
-Kristin, Westbrook Middle School
As an educator I am especially thankful for this donation because these students walk in the door of my classroom and become MY kids. It is difficult to see them come to school without appropriate gear for the Maine winter.
This donation has ensured that every kid in my class, and at Canal School that needs it, will not be worried about cold feet this winter and I am grateful for that.
-4th Grade Teacher at Canal School