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Support for the Olvera Family week of 9/20

by Taylor Nye

After losing their son Chitto and suffering injuries during a tragic car crash last Saturday, many in Hopkins County are wondering how they can help Saltillo’s Olvera family. Below is a list of what different communities are doing to support and raise money. 

Sulphur Bluff ISD– Students, staff and teachers are encouraged to wear blue and yellow on Tuesday, Sept. 21. The school will also be fundraising for the family, and asks parents to send donations to school with kids to be dropped off. “Lion Family, our hearts and prayers go out for you all as you try to move forward,” the school said. 

Barbara Bush Primary– Students may pay $1 on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to wear a hat in school, and proceeds will go to the family. 

Rowena Johnson Primary– Students may pay $1 on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to wear a hat in school, and proceeds will go to the family. 

Bowie Primary– Students may pay $1 on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to wear a hat in school, and proceeds will go to the family. “We invite you all to support the family,” the school said. 

Travis Primary– Students may pay $1 on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to wear a hat in school, and proceeds will go to the family. 

Sulphur Springs Elementary– Students may pay $1 on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to wear a hat in school, and proceeds will go to the family. 

Sulphur Springs Middle School– Students may pay $1 on Wednesday, Sept. 22 to wear a hat in school, and proceeds will go to the family. 

Other- Yard signs to support the family are available to purchase at The Spot NutriciĆ³n (1335 S Broadway, Sulphur Springs) or Foxworth (620 W Broadway, Winnsboro). A Meal Train has been organized to deliver meals to Arturo and Carolina’s home, and donations have reached over $5000.

This page subject to further updates.

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