NORTHBRIDGE, Mass. – “Buy stuff you’d like,’’ Northbridge High School art teacher Jen Ferrari told a group of teens Wednesday as they trooped into Walmart.
And with about $270 to spend, their shopping cart quickly filled with things like movie and music CDs, iTune gift cards, ear buds, saucer sleds and fluorescent stars to decorate ceilings.
The kids, all members of Northbridge High School's National Art Honor Society, weren’t shopping for themselves. From checkout, every item went directly into a “Toys for Kids and ...