In a heartwarming display of generosity and community spirit, three of ISHR’s 11th-grade students —Georg Rabe, Carly Dohrmann, and Paula Romero—have made a significant impact by donating over 100 books to the Henning-von-Tresckow-Grundschule in Hanover. This meaningful gesture took place during the elementary school’s winter festival on December 8, turning the festive occasion into an opportunity for sharing knowledge and fostering a love for reading.
Georg, Carly, and Paula expressed their excitement about the initiative, emphasizing their belief in the transformative power of books. “We think books can change lives and open up new worlds. Sharing books is a wonderful way to spread knowledge, strengthen the community, and promote reading. In today’s age, it is also crucial to be sustainable and pass on books. We hope that the children who read these books will have a lot of fun and enjoy them,” they shared.
The donated books were not only available for reading on-site during the winter festival but were also distributed as gifts to the primary school children in attendance. The remaining books, which weren’t given away, will soon find a permanent home in the elementary school’s library, providing a lasting resource for students to explore and enjoy.
This act of kindness by Georg, Carly, and Paula not only brightened the winter festival but also left a lasting impact on the Henning-von-Tresckow-Grundschule community. Their commitment to promoting literacy, community bonding, and sustainability serves as an inspiring example for others to follow, highlighting the positive change that can be achieved through small, thoughtful actions.