Thank you to First Presbyterian Church For Supporting Positivity in Lansing USD469 with $968.97 Donation
The First Presbyterian Church of Leavenworth County has shown its commitment to promoting peace and reconciliation in the community through its recent donation to Lansing USD469. The church set aside 25% of what they received through their Peace and Global Witness Offering in 2022 and reached out to the district to see if any initiatives could benefit from the local share, particularly anti-bullying projects.
Our mental health team was thrilled to receive the donation of nearly $1,000 to use toward purchasing affirmation signs for each of our district buildings. The total contribution was $968.97!
Led by LHS Social Worker Rebecca Davis, the mental health team has placed signs in high-traffic areas of each building. They will be moving them regularly so they stay fresh in the minds of staff, students, and community members entering our facilities. The mental health team chose the affirmation signs because research has shown that positive affirmations help reframe negative thoughts and beliefs, improve self-esteem and confidence, and increase feelings of happiness and inner peace. Positive affirmations can also be helpful in coping with anxiety, depression, and other mental health challenges.
The church's donation and this positive initiative support our district's mission of promoting positivity and affirming the students in our community.