JAO's future home builders and fund raisers
March 19, 2021
Jewish Academy of Orlando second-graders raised funds in the grade's annual Fun Run to benefit a Habitat for Humanity house. The students later visited the house and presented the check to the organization.
The annual program at JAO begins with a cross-curricular study of economics. Students learn about the three basic human needs: food, clothing, and shelter, while also learning the differences between a want and a need. They also conduct a Fun Run to raise money to support Habitat for Humanity.
After completion of their studies, students visited a construction site for a Habitat...