Students raise money for Florence Food Share

Students at Siuslaw Elementary School raised thousands of dollars in their penny drive for Florence Food Share.

Posted: Dec 15, 2017 8:38 AM
Updated: Dec 15, 2017 9:28 AM

FLORENCE, Ore – Students at Siuslaw Elementary School just finished their penny drive competition to donate to Florence Food Share.

This year the students raised $2,963.03. That money will provide Florence Food Share the ability to distribute 103,705 pounds of food.

Ellen Glowacki organized the fundraiser. She tells KEZI 9 News the school decided to do a penny drive this year instead of their usual food drive in the hopes of helping food banks in greater way than a food drive can.

In addition to donations from adults, many children donated their own money to the penny drive.

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