Jacobson Elementary students learn how pennies can aid in cancer research

Students at Jacobson Elementary are participating in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Pennies for Patients program, a community service project where students donate their spare change to fund blood cancer research and patient aid programs.

Pennies for Patients has a double benefit in that it allows students to develop compassion and learn the value of helping others while they are working for a cause that helps save lives.

Students will be collecting money for the Pennies for Patients program Jan. 23 – Feb. 10.  If you are interested in making a donation, go to the school’s link http://mn.sy.llsevent.org/CEJacobsonElementarySchool, collection containers will be in the elementary office, or you can contact Kim at 358-4724.

For information on Pennies for Patients, or additional information about the programs and services available at the Minnesota Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, serving Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, call (888) 220-4440 or visit their website at www.lls.org/mn.

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