2nd Graders Donate Halloween Candy For Troops

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Some 2nd graders at Cottonwood Creek Elementary School in Arapahoe County are showing that you’re never too young to do something for someone else.

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The students came together to treat some local National Guard troops.

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They donated more than half of the Halloween candy they collected for the soldiers on Wednesday.

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They also made cards and posters to let the soldiers know they’re being thought of and that the children appreciate their service.

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“Thank you to our troops!” said a group of children.

Regardless of the size of the gesture, it was a great way for the children to learn the importance of serving others in the community.

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CBS4 asked the kids how much candy they collected, and answers ranged from around 50 to several billion pounds.

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