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Westchester Girls on the Run Team Collects for Friends of Kids with Cancer

Students in Westchester’s Girls on the Run team conducted a service project benefiting Friends of Kids with Cancer. Throughout the fall, the team collected monetary contributions, gift cards, plus items on children’s wish lists including toys, games, and personal care items.


The group collected $145 in gift cards to various retailers. In November, the school conducted a school-wide “pajama day” where students could donate money to wear pajamas for the day. Earlier this month, a representative from Friends of Kids with Cancer stopped by Westchester and accepted a check for $222.50 from the 60+ students from the Girls on the Run team. The wish list items collected were delivered through the Friends of Kids with Cancer organization.


“We are so happy to present these donations and know that they will make a difference for kids fighting cancer and their families,” said Cindy Voller, Westchester teacher and Girls on the Run sponsor.