Rowan Tree Children’s School class sells trees for YWCA Peterborough Haliburton benefit

Peterborough Examiner |

Glen Caradus’s Grades 1-2 nature elementary program class of 16 students at the Rowan Tree Children’s School in Peterborough organized a fundraiser to support YWCA of Peterborough Haliburton.

Caradus donated 50 trees to the school so that families could make a donation and buy a tree to take home and plant.

Image of a small girl watering a sapling

Over five weeks the class raised $300 by selling baby trees — including oaks, dog wood, maple, birch, chestnut, pine and cherry.

The school matched the amount raised by the students, resulting in a $600 donation to the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton. (Read more…)