Published: May 29, 2010 1:19 AM EDT
Updated: May 28, 2010 9:56 PM EDT

An orange orangatan invaded Lake Park Elementary in Naples on Friday and students and staff were happy to have him there.

"Giver" a mascot for the non profit organization Charity for Change was at the school to honor the students for their outstanding charitable work.

Over the past year, the students at Lake Park Elementary have raised nearly $4,000 dollars for charity, helping some 72 organizations.

Charity for Change is operating the character development program in 4 Collier County schools and hopes to expand.  The program teaches students about charity, giving and being good citizens by following positive character traits.  To learn more go to