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Macy's Department Store Donates to Bright Elementary Hurricane Evacuees (October, 2005)

Macy'sHurricane Katrina Evacuees who have children or family members enrolled in Bright Elementary happily met Macy's representatives Thursday to accept 10 large boxes full of items donated by Macy's. Kristen Small, whose mother Kathie Small teaches at Bright Elementary, contacted her manager, Tom Mendenhall, about specific needs of evacuees at Bright. One parent, Dwayne Crenshaw, campared Frisco schools to college campuses, saying that the schools in Texas were reason enough to stay in Texas. From left are Nicole Jefcoat of Macy's, Kenyatta Williams a Bright student, Amirah Jackson, an evacuee, Kathleen Hil of Macy's, Debni Hammond an evacuee, Kristen Small and Lillian Carter both Macy's employees.