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Review for Wood to Wonderful Inc, Reading, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have had the pleasure of working with the wonderful people of Wood to Wonderful on two separate occasions. As a 4th grade teacher and the facilitator of student council at the elementary school I work at, we teamed up with Wood to Wonderful to help clean up and beautify our city. Over the course of 12 weeks, we helped paint, distribute and find care takers for trash receptacles around the city. This helped our students realize the importance of community service and that they can make a difference. Wood to Wonderful helped them with these life lessons. A few years later I found myself running summer school for the Northeast quadrant of our city school system. I remembered that Wood to Wonderful refurbished bicycles, so I called on them for help. I wanted a way to reward our students for perfect attendance at summer school. Students earned tickets everyday they attended and could redeem their tickets every Friday for prizes. Those students who attended everyday of summer school, were entered into a raffle. Wood to Wonderful not only supplied me with one bike, but five bikes, so that we could give one student from each grade level the chance to win a bike. The morning of the raffle, the students were so excited and when the 5 students won, they were very grateful. Wood to Wonderful has rewarded the students not only of my school, but for many schools, and are without a doubt an organization that provides for our community in many ways. I am very fortunate to have been able to work with them and look forward to working with them again!

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