When a horrific fire destroyed a family's trailer in early February, residents from across Drumheller stepped up to help support the family.

A big part of that support came from Greentree School, where the family's two children go to school.

On Friday, Feb. 9, Parent Council held a movie night and dedicated the proceeds towards helping the family get back on their feet.

"We will have all proceeds of that, and the concession, going towards the family that lost everything in the fire," explained Principal Erin Campbell-Bentley.

The movie night was well-attended considering the weather, and Campbell-Bentley said it's only the first of many fundraisers to come.

"We, as a school, also have a few other things arranged," she pointed out. "Feb. 16 is also the 100th day of school, so we are going to have our bake sale that day [and] all items are 100 cents. All of the proceeds from that will go to the family."

In the meantime, anyone with items to donate to the family can drop them off at the school.

"We're also, at any point in time, if anyone wants to drop off any monetary or gift card donations, we are accepting them here. And, we can help arrange for other larger items that the family is needing."

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