Yorktown Elementary students collect $1,175.48 for Pennies for Patients program

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Yorktown Elementary School students collected spare change and other donations to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients program.  The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services.
 
Students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through Fifth Grades collected a grand total of $996.88.  Miss Martenson’s class turned in the largest amount of money.  Her students collected $178.60.  Each student in the winning class received a t-shirt from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
 
Mrs. Sylvia Hernandez, YES Principal, and Mrs. Lori Potcinske, Pennies for Patients organizer, thank students and parents for their help in making this event a success.
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