September 11 Digital Archive: XML Document
Story:We had just taken our first breakfrom Istep and a teacher came in crying and everyone knew something had happenedwe just didn't know what. Without saying a word she turned on the t.v and we watched in disbelief as the second plane hit. When I heard about the pentagon and PA I knew I had to help... I felt a part of me crumble everytime I saw the damage or saw a repeat of the plane hitting.
Response:My friend Amber and I decided to raise money and I got ahold of my local chapter and we set donation cans around our small town of not even 1000 people...We raised $511.97 in a month.
Affects:I have started volunteering more... I have lived in shelters and been through tornados...
I have been recognized as a 2004-2005 Youth Volunteer of the Year, am youth member of the board,Philantrophy awards, and numerous others...and i am 17
Red Cross Volunteer:yes
Red Cross Employee:no