Damian Tomlinson helps build a tower as part of the Wilmington Church of God’s structure in Cardboard City.
Laurel Oaks Career Campus students and staff build a Toy Story-themed toy box structure.
A lion adds a striking image to the Wilmington Church of God cardboard construction.
Wilmington Church of God youth create signs for their structure.
Members of the Clinton-Massie Key Club took part in the Saturday night fundraiser.
As part of a surprise “mystery weekend” for Newtonsville Methodist youth, the youngsters build a shelter of cardboard. On Friday night of mystery weekend the youth went to COSI (Center Of Science and Industry) in Columbus, and on Saturday night they were at Cardboard City in Wilmington. As an adult organizer noted, Friday night the group slept in a hotel and on Saturday night they would spend the night in a box.
The St. Columbkille YDisciple group holds a pre-build discussion to make plans for their structure.
For the fifth year, the homeless shelter fundraiser Cardboard City included a “Hands Together for Homelessness” activity to raise awareness of homelessness in the area and of the work done by the Clinton County Homeless Shelter. This was the 22nd year for the Wilmington A.M. Rotary Club to organize and sponsor Cardboard City in which participants build structures from cardboard and then sleep in them for a night. For more photos of the Saturday night event held on the southeast corner parking lot of Courthouse Square, please see inside as well as wnewsj.com .
In the foreground looking at the camera are, from left, students Sara Cockerham and Kailie Bennett at the Laurel Oaks’ cardboard construction project.
The Magnified Giving group from East Clinton Local Schools make a cardboard shelter.
In a joint effort, the Christian Heritage Home Educators of Wilmington (CHHEW) participated in Cardboard City. Among those who helped build the cardboard house are, from left, Savannah Haines, Mya Haines and Gloria Haines.
Members of the St. Columbkille YDisciple youth group are hard at work within the Cardboard City that took shape Saturday in Wilmington. In the foreground from left are William Rannells and Maddie Brausch cutting cardboard.