Our school will be participating in Pasta for Pennies again this year! For those that don’t know Pasta for Pennies benefits The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Donations help to raise awareness and funds in honor of thousands of children and adults fighting against blood cancers. Largo Middle School has been raising money through the Pasta for Pennies program since 2009 and we have raised $13,513.36!!! That’s pretty amazing!
Things to know for this year:
Dates: Monday, February 6th – Friday, February 24th
Classes Participating: 6th period
School Goal: $2,017 - That’s only $65.06 per class to reach our goal!
How to Raise Money:
· Student will each be given a collection box – they can collect change, cash or checks (payable to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society)
· Donate $1 for a ____ Helped Save Lives tag (please display these in your rooms or on your doors)
· Stuck for a Buck!!! Students can donate $1/12inches of duct tape that will be used to tape Mr. Valsamis, our wonderful volunteer, to a tree!!! Please record these on your “Stuck for a Buck” Record sheet and put the money in the class donation collection box
o Teachers can create classroom pages and students can create individual donation pages! (instructions to follow)
Prizes for Classes:
1st Place – Pasta Lunch donated by the Olive Garden
2nd Place – Ice Cream Party
If any classes raises:
$100 - $199…….Bronze Pennant
$200 - $299……Silver Pennant
$300 (or more)……Gold Pennant
Thanks so much!!