Lincolndale's Primrose Elementary Honors Memory Of Stephanie Crispinelli

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Primrose Elementary School hosts an event for first graders to create comfort kits for young children in honor of the late Stephanie Crispinelli.
Primrose Elementary School hosts an event for first graders to create comfort kits for young children in honor of the late Stephanie Crispinelli. Photo Credit: Contributed

SOMERS, N.Y. -- The third annual Valentine’s Day, “Steph Comfort Kit” event will be hosted by the Stephanie Crispinelli Humanitarian Fund and the Primrose Elementary School on Friday, Feb. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

First-graders from Primrose Elementary will create comfort kits to help children in need. The kits include a cozy blanket, book, pillow and a Stephanie care bear.

The Red Cross distributes the kits to children at fires and other disasters. The first-graders have set an ambitious goal to create 100 kits.

Stephanie Crispinelli, a graduate of Primrose, devoted herself to helping others. She died at age 19 in the 2010 Haiti earthquake while on a humanitarian mission "Food for the Poor."

Valentine’s Day has become the gathering day to remember and honor Crispinelli's mission and to teach children at a young age the importance of humanitarian work. 

Click here to see a video to learn more about Crispinelli and her past missions.

Primrose Elementary School is on 110 Primrose Street, Lincolndale.
   

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