Ukranian native, Arina McAllister is an art teacher at Pevely Elementary in Pevely, Missouri, US. With family and friends in Ukraine her heart is broken seeing what’s happening to her country and people. The sunflower is the symbol of Ukraine, a symbol of everything positive so she decorated her desk with sunflowers to give her warmth. The cafeteria faculty member suggested staff and students flood her with sunflowers. Principal Katie Dunlap said. "A lot of our students don’t know what’s going on but they know their teacher, their favorite teacher, was in need of extra love this week." McAllister said, “By the time I was leaving school on Monday it was a shower of flowers, it was a shower of love and support.”

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