Schools help families in need for holidays

Students at four Gwinnett schools worked to help families in need during the holidays.

At Discovery High School, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps raised more than $5,500 for the Empty Stocking Fund, a nonprofit organization that purchases a variety of new items to give children for Christmas. As part of the JROTC’s service project, the cadets volunteered at the where they helped distribute gifts and toys to children from low-income families.