Powerful little fundraisers

The pupils of Mrs. Hart’s kindergarten class, for the past 13 years, have rolled pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters, only to turn those little stacks of coins into a powerful fundraising tool.
Since 2006, Hart’s Block Island School students have raised more than $22,000 for the Pennies for Patients program, which raises funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Mrs. Hart said her class is “consistently in the top 10” of all fundraisers in the state. Last year the school as a whole raised $2,830. The highest amount raised in one year came in

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