Sixth-grader given award for blanketing the homeless

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Ethan Tue, a grade six student who collected 60 blankets for Victoria’s street community has been recognized with an award.

On Wednesday, Ethan was given the inaugural Blanketeer award for his efforts. The award presentation, which took place at the Cool Aid Society headquarters, was a surprise. Victoria Mayor Dean Fortin, Victoria police Chief Frank Elsner and Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton, as well as representatives from social agencies downtown, attended.

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Source: Times Colonist

Author: Sarah Petrescu