Murphy’s friend and fellow homeschooler, Brandon Pentecost, worked to collect jeans from the local homeschool community. Henderson’s ATA Martial Arts and Summerwood PostNet supported the drive by allowing Murphy to place donation boxes at their locations.
After asking the community to help her collect jeans for the national Teens for Jeans campaign, Summerwood’s Aiden Murphy collected a total of 164 pairs of jeans to donate to homeless teens and children.
UK parents continue to struggle to balance work and homeschooling under new lockdown.
There are nearly 4,000 fewer students enrolled in Rhode Island public schools this year.