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Butler Elementary School

1701 South Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704

The Kessel Toy Run: Episode II

I am a teacher known for his love of Star Wars. I have an extensive library of Star Wars books in the resource room that students regularly check out books from.

Brandon Manriquez, is a health professional who sees a lot of children in his lne of work. Last year he created The Kessel Toy Run to give hospitalized children a Star Wars present during the holidays. I admire his dedication to improving the lives of children.

This year I am asking students to help make cards to go with the presents for hospitalized children across three facilities. I will be taking care of that at Butler School, but I'm urging individuals and teachers to download the pdf file of six cards to help with the effort. All donations and cards can be sent to the address provided in the attached flyer.

In the same way we teach kindness at Butler School, the Star Wars fandom is full of people who show what kindness looks like as an adult.