A Drive to Help: Students Repairing Scooters For Charity

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CLEVELAND-- A group of students is getting crafty this Christmas. They’re repairing scooters for charity.

"When I first initially came into the school, I thought I'd be working with high school students,” recalls Rob Stilwell. “However, my children are seven and nine and they both know how to work on the Razor scooters. I figured if my kids can do it, I'm sure these kids can do it too."

Stilwell volunteers at Charles Mooney School on Montclair Avenue in Cleveland. He goes there twice a week to help the kids repair scooters. Once they’re done, the club plans to donate them to ‘Toys for Tots.’

“It’s a well-known organization that I really believe in. They do things for the community and the children and it’s just a great organization to donate to,” he said.

Students taking part say it’s a good feeling knowing they’re helping others in need. “If I was an orphan or something who wanted one of these really bad and I couldn’t get it for Christmas, I would be really excited for it,” said Kevin Rosa.

Randy Phalgoo agrees. He said it’s been a fun experience.

“I like that we all work as a team and we help people just by doing the stuff that we like to do,” he said.

The club is always looking for more scooters to repair and donate.

If you have one that you’d like to give away, CLICK HERE to send an email.

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