Community & People Big hearts, big donations in Hanover Published January 3, 2013 at 12:00 am This year Hanover Elementary School students donated 394 toys, 222 clothing items, 657 food items, and 78 miscellaneous items (such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap and $462. Front row, left to right, are Alex Mischke, Ellie Millard and Alex Johnson. Back row: Ted Zrust, President of BankWest Hanover Branch and Penny Kauffman, Giving Tree Chairperson, PTO. BankWest matched 50 percent of the school’s cash donations up to $300. Grand total donated by students and the bank was $693. Third grade families volunteered to help sort all the donations at St. Paul’s Church.