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Tzu Chi Elementary School Students Help Give Used Clothing a Second Life

Tzu Chi Elementary School in Walnut, California, organized a clothes recycling drive from October 10 to 21, 2022. Everyone, from teachers, parents, and students, did their best to cooperate, with 109 people participating. In the spirit of “cherishing things and blessings,” families donated their unwanted clothes and shoes to give them a second life when people in need in the community received them. The drive seamlessly combined charity with environmental protection through recycling second-hand yet still valuable goods. A total of 250 bags of donated clothing were collected and delivered to a charity distribution site.

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Elementary School

We are launching our new “Gardening and Ecology for the Earth” program this Fall! LEARN MORE “Love eliminates chaos in society.” – Jing Si Aphorism Tzu Chi Elementary School WALNUT, CA At Tzu Chi Elementary School, we understand that in a global society often lacking compassion and wisdom, incubating these qualities in the next generation is of great importance. We teach critical thinking skills and foster the building of character while

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An Eco-Friendly Halloween

Students at the pre-Halloween celebration held at the Tzu Chi Education Campus in Walnut, California, on October 29, 2021, have dressed up for the occasion. Photo/Michelle Young Written by I Jou Chen, I Hsuan TsaiTranslated by H.B. QinEdited by Ida Eva Zielinska Before Halloween in 2021, Tzu Chi school students in California took the lead in celebrating this fun holiday with their parents and teachers. On October 29, Tzu Chi

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Tzu Chi Helps Schools Resume Operations Safely

As the COVID-19 vaccination rate increased in the United States, many states began to ease restrictions affecting schools. In response, Tzu Chi Education Foundation’s character education team contacted Juanita Blakely Jones Elementary School in San Bernardino, California, about coming back to the school to provide in-person character education.

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