Pass Christian Elementary School students learned about the importance of giving and caring about others through character education lessons presented by PCES Counselor Mrs. Emily Snell during their library visits this holiday season. They were able to put their lessons into action when the school partnered with the Resilience of Coastal Kids Foundation (ROCK) to collect clothing, personal items, and toys for foster children. The ROCK Foundation was started by five women on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and their mission is to raise awareness of and make a difference in the lives of local children who have been the victims of abuse or neglect and placed in foster homes or youth shelters. Students brought in specific items each day, such as toys, coloring books, and clothing. Thanks to their generosity many foster children will know that there are people in the community who care about them during the holidays and throughout the year!