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Local Santa Maria students write letters of hope, support to women with breast cancer

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Posted at 5:24 PM, Dec 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-15 00:23:52-05

Students from Pioneer Valley High School in Santa Maria dropped off letters of hope and support Monday as part of the Girls Love Mail Project.

The letters are for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer.

Girls Love Mail is a charity-based organization in the Sacramento area that collects hand-written letters of encouragement and sends them out.

More than 100 students in the Family Career and Community Leaders of America Club dropped off letters.

"I think it was a really awesome way to encourage women who recently found out they're diagnosed with breast cancer, and I think it was an opportunity for people to write letters. It's very covid friendly since we don't have to interact with one another,” said high school senior Nicole Estrada.

Students dropped off the letters in front of the campus and received hot chocolate, candy canes and holiday cheer as a thank you.