St. James kindergartners donate blankets to  Driscoll Children's Hospital

"It's exciting every time to watch the kids who get attached give them up, it's hard but a wonderful lesson for them to learn to be sacrificial when giving to other people," teacher Leslie Blackshear said.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Kindergartners at St. James Episcopal School donated handmade blankets Thursday afternoon to Driscoll Children's Hospital children who are battling cancer. 

The children were asked why they were making the blankets.

"Because it gets cold in the hospital it's really cold," scholar Eloise said. 

"I made a blanket for a kid at the hospital," scholar Annie said. 

"To help the kids in the hospital," scholar Charlotte said. 

The feelings the children had were remarkable.

"Happy," Charlotte said.

"I got a blanket that somebody made for me from the heart, from the heart," scholar Alondra Vela said. 

Vela was diagnosed at the age of 2 with cancer, and now at the age of six, she is cancer free. 

For 15 years St. James has been donating blankets to children.

"It's exciting every time to watch the kids who get attached give them up, it's hard but a wonderful lesson for them to learn to be sacrificial when giving to other people," teacher Leslie Blackshear said. 

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