Katrina: “Dear Mr. Anderson Cooper…”

By Brian 

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Last week, Anderson Cooper traveled to Chico, California, to meet a fifth grade class at Parkview Elementary School. Following Katrina, students wrote to the CNN anchor:

“Dear Mr. Anderson Cooper. My name is Sara and I was the one who organized the funding for the Hurricane Katrina survivors…

When I heard it about the hurricane, it made me want to reach out through the TV and help those survivors really bad…

We as a class decided we wanted all the money to go to the children and lost animals in Katrina and Rita…

It is also very important that the animals get help because unlike people, they can’t talk on their cell phone or yell for help…

Our teacher, Ms. Dane, trusts you to get the money where it is needed so please take care of things for us.”


The class raised $1,482.50. (They were featured on last night’s 360.) The money went to an animal rescue organization called Noah’s Wish and a Houston school with kids who relocated from New Orleans after Katrina…

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