Thursday, January 24, 2019, the men and women of U.S. Coast Guard
Station Tybee received the support of students at Coastal Middle School to
assist them in their time of need. The students collected and donated 339 gift
cards totaling over $2,500 to assist those impacted by the federal government
Middle School and U.S. Coast Guard Station Tybee already have a special
relationship. They have been official “Partners in Education” for
two years. The Coast Guard’s Partnership in Education Program is intended to
enhance educational opportunities and career awareness for the nation’s youth
by encouraging members to participate in school and community activities
approved by their local command.
Middle Principal Allison Schuster-Jones says, “It was nice to be able to
support them at this time in a very real way. Our students came through
just because there was a need. Our students and families donated for all
the right reasons. It was really great!”
of the Coast Guard picked up the gift cards from the school on Thursday for
distribution to their fellow Coast Guardsmen.