Wednesday, February 12, 2014

A Special Request from the Parent Association

The Parent Association has learned our own Mr. Dave Gillingham, current 7th grade teacher, former PrimeTime director at HTM, recently lost his home to a devastating fire.  We are very sad to discover he lost everything and is now starting the difficult, and time consuming, recovery process.

We are asking you to join us in support of Mr. Dave’s recovery with a contribution to help get him back on his feet.
  We are collecting gift cards or cash in any amount so he can purchase the basics of daily living.
  • Gift cards to Target, Amazon, Costco, or Visa pre-paid cards are most helpful, as are gift cards to restaurants and grocery stores.  
  • If you or your child are able, a handwritten note or drawing to let him know of your support would be wonderful. 

Please drop off your gift or contribution to Lisa at the front desk this week (by 2/13/14).  She will keep them secure.  We hope to surprise Mr. Dave on Thursday with the collection, but will continue to gather donations through the end of the month (2/28/14).

An event like this reminds us how life can take drastic turns without any notice.  We are thankful Mr. Dave was not injured and has been able to continue teaching without missing a beat.  Please join us in showing our support to his resilience and recovery!

Thank you!

HTM Parent Association Board-2013/2014

Lisa Ferguson, Andrea Partida, Nadi Ovanessoff, Teresa Sullivan, Kelly Williams, Wendy Hutchison, Missy Coleman, Lauren MacDonald