Cookies are big business for students in the life skills class at Gloucester High School, but a freezer failure in their classroom threatened their enterprise this fall.
Life skills instructor Cher Gingues said the students lost some cookie dough in the breakdown, although not a lot as the school year was just beginning. Having to replace the freezer, however, was going to put a big dent in their financial planning.
Gingues decided to turn to the Facebook page, Gloucester Trash and Treasure, to post and see if anyone had a freezer no longer wanted. She was hopeful that such a freezer would be donated to the life skills program.
Among those that saw her post was Christopher Bain, a 2012 GHS graduate. Gingues had not been Bain’s teacher, but he remembered the life skills class.
“I had this class and it really benefited me. It taught me how to manage money, and I wanted to give back,” said Bain, who still resides in Gloucester and is employed full-time by the c...
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