Students at Visitation School, Kewanee, get creative with $50 as ‘Friends of Jesus’

Addi and Brady Clark hold just a few of the 500 diapers they purchased for the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry at Saint John Paul II Parish in Kewanee with the money they pooled from the "Friends of Jesus" project. (Provided photo)

KEWANEE — Asked how they would help someone at Christmas if they had $50 in imaginary “Vis Bucks” to spend, the fifth- and sixth-graders at Visitation Catholic School got creative. When they each received an actual $50 bill the next day, they got to be a “Friend of Jesus.” Visitation was one of 25 schools […]

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