Maple Avenue to raise funds for Honor Flight

Maple Avenue Elementary students, families and staff will participate in a letter-writing campaign to raise funds for the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight. The goal of the fifth grade “Uniting Kids and Community” project is to write 1,000 thank you letters to veterans which will raise $10,000.American flag

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Mail Call campaign sponsored by Steinhafels will donate $10 to Stars and Stripes Honor Flight for each thank you letter received. The deadline for letters to be received at Maple Avenue is Feb. 23. Letters will be distributed to veterans on the return Honor Flight during mail call.

The fifth grade teaching team hopes to grow students’ passion for service, teamwork and improved letter-writing ability during the fundraiser. For additional information please visit

Maple Avenue is located at W240 N6059 Maple Ave., Sussex.