[Mary Beth Nolan for Shaw Media]
[Audrey Zho, 10, of Elburn and Emma Haybox, 9, of Geneva write letters for residents of Lazarus House during an event at Dreams Dance Academy in St. Charles on Jan. 12. Members of the school's Inspire Dance Company brought donations for and learned about the St. Charles shelter.]
She spoke on some local businesses providing leftover food. She asked if the dancers liked cookies and pies.
The girls—ranging from 7 to 14 years old – smiled and nodded.
Donations from the dancers lined the studio’s brick wall, including disinfecting wipes, cough drops, detergent bottles, dishwashing liquid and sandwich and storage bags.
Dancers wrote messages on cards called a “smile card” that had smiling face on the cover to people at Lazarus House.