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Preschoolers in Indianapolis fund $2,000 and give Riley Cheer Guild Toy Room more than 250 items



Indianapolis, Indiana – Preschoolers collectively learned that there is always strength in numbers. Twelve Indianapolis Primrose School students banded together to lift the spirits of other children.

The Riley Cheer Guild Toy Room received more than 250 items from the schools in October after they raised $2,000 for it. This program is a component of the balanced learning curriculum at Primrose Schools, which places a strong emphasis on contributing to the community and receiving nothing in return.

Young patients at Riley Hospital for Children can receive toys and other supplies through the Riley Cheer Guild Toy Room program. The purpose of the Primrose students’ thoughtful gesture is to cheer up and console the kids who are dealing with medical issues.

Among the Primrose Schools taking part are:

• Primrose School at Anson-Zionsville
• Primrose School at Bridgewater
• Primrose School of Carmel
• Primrose School at Fishers Station
• Primrose School of Geist
• Primrose School of Grand Park
• Primrose School at Gray Eagle
• Primrose School of Greenwood
• Primrose School of Noblesville
• Primrose School at West Carmel
• Primrose School of West Fishers
• Primrose School at West Clay

Throughout the year, each school worked in partnership with its staff, families, and students to support their local communities. Teaching the importance of giving back and demonstrating that even the youngest members of society can have a big impact were the objectives.

Giving is universal, and research indicates that it helps youngsters develop empathy and a feeling of social duty as well as raising their self-esteem. The Primrose students’ initiative demonstrates the beneficial effects of such deeds on developing brains, instilling in the children a sense of empathy and camaraderie from an early age.

The $2,000 raised and the gifts presented to the Riley Cheer Guild Toy Room are intended to brighten the smiles and make the children at Riley Hospital for Children happy, according to the organizers.