KANSAS CITY, Mo. - When schools close for the summer, things become dusty and the air becomes stale. So, volunteers are doing their part to get them ready for opening next month.
They rolled up their sleeves, grabbed a bucket of paint and a brush and helped clean some Independence schools.
The school got a fresh coat of paint, new landscaping and a good cleaning.
This is the fifth year for Project Shine, and it gets bigger every year.
“It brings the community together,” Independence Superintendent Jim Hinson said. “It brings the churches, the civic clubs, organizations … together to celebrate education."
The cleaning has wrapped up, but anyone interested in volunteering next year can register here: http://tinyurl.com/7jhhnom .
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