East Rockaway students donate money, supplies to Oklahoma tornado victims

The students say they were amazed and grateful at the outpouring of support after Superstorm Sandy hit their town, and they wanted to pay it

Two high school teachers are driving to Oklahoma on Sunday to personally deliver all of the supplies on behalf of the students.

Two high school teachers are driving to Oklahoma on Sunday to personally deliver all of the supplies on behalf of the students. (7/5/13)

EAST ROCKAWAY - East Rockaway students are paying it forward and donating boxes of supplies to the victims of the Oklahoma tornadoes.

The students say they were amazed and grateful at the outpouring of support after Superstorm Sandy hit their town, and they wanted to pay it forward.

As News 12 has previously reported, the students held several fundraisers and were able to raise $13,000 for the victims.

Two high school teachers are driving to Oklahoma on Sunday to personally deliver all of the supplies on behalf of the students. 

For interviews on the school's donation efforts, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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