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Valentine's Day means something more to the kids of Bridger

Posted at 4:40 PM, Feb 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-14 22:30:34-05

BRIDGER - Valentine's Day is a special event for Bridger. Every year students receive flowers and valentines.

Every Valentine's day, the non-profit Cole's Pantry delivers valentines gifts to students. Cole's Pantry is named after Cole Pelican, an 8-year-old who died in a tragic horse accident in 2009.

This fundraiser started out with 8 families and 11 kids. Now they have grown to 38 different schools and feeding 2,200 kids a week in Montana.

Years passed, the fundraiser raised 1,200 dollars but this year it's expected to be closer to $1,500.

Cole's Pantry does not do it for the money but rather to make every child feel loved and included.