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Hampden Meadows School students raised $6,800 for Pennies for Patients

By   /  June 19, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

Hampden Meadows School students collect their watermelons as they prepare to celebrate being the top fund-raising school in Rhode Island. Students at Hampden Meadows School raised $6,845.23 this year, and more than $18,000 since 2009.

The students at Hampden Meadows School raised more money for the Pennies for Patients campaign than any other elementary school in the state this year. The local boys and girls collected $6,845, which was nearly $800 more than the next school, Warwick’s Greenwood Elementary School. Hampden Meadows School students also ranked in the top 10 […]

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Hennessey School students hit their target in support of local cancer patients

By   /  May 8, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

Photos by Rich Dionne
Hennessey Elementary School principal David Britto climbs up from the cold water after being dunked by Ms. Kerri Vermette's third graders at during an assembly on Wednesday.

  EAST PROVIDENCE — Area cancer patients were recently the beneficiaries of some kindness on the part of students at the Hennessey Elementary School in city, who raised $2,500 through the “Pennies for Patients” program. The youngsters collected pennies during the winter and the class that raised the most money, Kerri Vermette’s third graders, collected […]

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