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LSA Providence Surpasses Fundraising Goal for Rongai

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Teacher and student members of the Social Concerns Committee counting donations.

La Salle Academy in Providence, RI surpassed its fundraising goal of $11,000 for Rongai Agricultural and Technical Secondary School with a total of $12,372.38.

The school hosted several efforts during the Lenten season to collect donations. The largest donations came from a dress down day where each student or faculty/staff member donated a minimum of five dollars. Two other fundraisers took place during Wednesdays in Lent.

soupFaculty and staff volunteers prepared and donated soup and bread, and invited other faculty and staff members to donate five dollars for a soup and bread lunch. Also, a fact about Kenya was posted weekly in announcements and students in the La Salle Social Concerns Committee collected money from each homeroom.

In addition to the money donated for Rongai, the school also sent $500 to the Diocesan Rice Bowl collection.[/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]