RED Fridays

RED Fridays in January

On Fridays, civilians back home wear an article of red clothing — a shirt, a tie, anything — as a reminder to all to Remember Everyone Deployed. These Fridays became known as RED Friday.

How is Krystal School participating in RED Friday?
1 - K-Kids, a service club at Krystal, will be collecting items to donate to Operation Gratitude who send care packages to Deployed Troops
2 - PTC will be collecting monetary donations to give to Operation Gratitude 

How do I participate in RED Fridays at Krystal?
  • Throughout the month of January, bring items to donate into the office
  • On Fridays in January, students have the option to wear RED in exchange for a $1 donation.

What are some ways I can show my RED?
There are so many ways to show your RED! Your favorite red clothes, red shoes or shoelaces, a red hat or scarf, even red accessories (scarves, jewelry, etc)!

What are some items needed for donation?
  • All purpose wipes (single and 30ct or less packs)
  • Deodorant (travel size, non-aerosol)
  • Drink mix (single serving packets) Puzzle books (7’’x10’’ preferred size) Sewing Kits (travel sized) Socks (black crew length) Sunscreen (travel size, non-aerosol) Gum
  • Batteries (AA or AAA)
  • Hand warmers
  • Jerky (individual bags)
  • Lip balm
  • Playing cards
  • Powder (travel size)
  • Handmade items that could be donated:  Cool ties, knit or crocheted hats and scarves, paracord survival bracelets

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