For our community service project we went on a trip to the Ronald Mc Donald House and filled plastic shopping bags with sand, doubled up the bags, and put the bags in the back of a small shipping container. They will be used to make luminaries that will line things like driveways, roads, and outlines of just about anything. The RMH makes around $70,000 a year by selling luminary kits. That’s a lot of luminaries! We made about seventy luminaries. Other groups picked sweet potatoes for charity, and decorated pumpkins for a local hospital.
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They make a lot of money!💸 But why sand?
Bella: They use sand in luminaries so the wind will not blow them away.