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School supplies donated in honor of Abby Whitford

School supplies donated

(Pictured in the photo: Trumble Park Principal Ami Nichols, Abby's mother, Sarah Whitford, and her brother, Ben along with Doug Lewis - Chief Instructor - and his wife Lisa Lewis, owners of Omaha Tang Soo Do and custodian, Kenny Henson.)

Omaha Tang Soo Do, a Korean martial art studio, donated supplies to Trumble Park Elementary in honor of Abby Whitford. 

Abby was a 10-year-old student at Trumble Park Elementary when she was hit and killed while walking across a crosswalk in downtown Papillion on August 20, 2019.

Her martial arts studio, Omaha Tang Soo Do, asked the community to donate money and provide school supplies to Abby's school in her memory. Because Abby would have been a 6th grader this school year, the martial arts studio used the 6th grade school supplies list as a guideline for what types of supplies they collected. 

The community stepped up and donated over $500 in supplies, according to their Facebook page.