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Lake Superior Elementary School students ring the 19 holiday kindness boxes they filled with food, hygiene items and gift cards last week. The boxes were distributed to families in the community. In another giving effort at the school, students raised $621 for the Humane Society of Douglas County through the sale of handmade ornaments. (Maria Lockwood)

Lessons in giving help furry friends

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Youthful giving is going to the dogs this year. Students at two elementary schools plan to make the holidays merry and bright for animals at the Humane Society of Douglas County.


“I just think it’s the sweetest thing,” said RaeAnn Anderson, a humane society employee. “If kids at that age can learn to be generous like that, they’re going to be wonderful adults.”

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