Pennies for Patients

Pennies For Patients
Posted on 12/02/2019
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society LogoDuring the two week time span of November 8th through November 22nd, Pfeiffer Elementary School students and staff participated in a fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  The fundraiser is called "Pennies for Patients," and helps raise money for the LLS.  The mission of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. 

Our school had a goal of $750.  We SURPASSED our goal by raising $1,040.16!  Students were encouraged to collect pennies and other loose change from home.  We also raised money by holding two different dress-down Fridays where students were able to dress down for a 1 dollar donation.  The most exciting activity was our "Stuck for a Buck" campaign.  For each dollar that a student donated on a certain day, they were given a piece of duct tape.  The tape was used at an assembly to stick our own Mr. Himmelright to the wall! 

Mrs. Hesketh's 3rd grade class had the largest collection at $150.30, and will be receiving a pizza party!

Mrs. McDonald's 2nd grade class was in second place with $140.13 collected!  Mrs. Piskur's 5th grade class collected $117.86!

Thank you , Pfeiffer Families, for your support with this important fundraiser!
Photo of teacher at beginning of being taped to wall for LLS fundraiser
Beginning of teacher being taped to the wall for LLS fundraiser
Teacher is duct taped to wall for LLS fundraiser
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