Students Help Ronald McDonald House Charities

Williston High School students recently donated more than 100 pounds of
aluminum can tabs to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Central
Florida.  The students collected the tabs
over a period of approximately 14 months. 
Also adding to the donations were employees of the Levy County Sheriff’s
Office and “The Junction” in Williston. 
project was coordinated by Community Resource Deputy, Grant Sandlin.  Deputy Sandlin collected the tabs and credited
the students with community service hours based on the number of tabs they
turned in.  Once Deputy Sandlin’s barrel
was full of tabs, he delivered it to the Ronald McDonald House in Gainesville. 
Sandlin is pictured below delivering the barrel of tabs to Executive Director, Sherry Houston. 
The Ronald McDonald House in turn sells the tabs to a recycling
company.  With the funds from the sale,
the Ronald McDonald House helps families care for children with critical health
thanks the Ronald McDonald House for their good work.  We commend Deputy Sandlin, the WHS students
and others who helped with this significant donation. 
is an ongoing project.  Anyone who would
like to help can contact Deputy Sandlin at the Sheriff’s Office.  
Levy County Sheriff’s
(352) 486-5111

“Know Something We Don’t” Call Crime
Stoppers 1-877-349-8477 remain