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Bishop Kelley Raises Money with Beans and Jeans

Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, OK raises money year-round for St. Joseph’s School in Keren, Eritrea. The most popular fundraiser at the school of more than 800 students is the “Beans and Jeans” effort. On those days, students bring two dollars or canned food items in exchange for wearing casual clothes instead of their uniforms. The fundraisers are held approximately once a month and raise about $1,400 each time. Proceeds are shared between St. Joseph’s, the San Miguel School in Tulsa, and other charitable causes. The school also collects money for St. Joseph’s during school Masses.