Project Night Night aims to help homeless, displaced kids

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Some Lowcountry elementary school students want to help other kids in their community.

On Oct. 25, students at Stiles Point Elementary School will be putting together over 100 "Project Night Night" totes that will be giving to area children in need.

The totes will contain a book, a blanket and a stuffed animal.

A news release from the Charleston County School District said students at the school raised $740 to put together the totes.

"The school-wide community service project has had a tremendous response from our students," said Carol Sanders, a counselor at Stiles. "My office is bursting at the seams with storybooks, stuffed animals and blankets."

Project Night Night is a national organization that donates about 25,000 free packages each year to homeless or displaced children. Stiles is the only Charleston-area school participating in the project this year, the school district said.