Number of Participants: 10
Hours Donated: 2
Value of Time Served: $169
Event Amount Raised: $1,650
Event Type: Animal Welfare
Date: April 9, 2018
Port Jefferson Middle School
Old Post Road, Port Jefferson
A cold winter’s evening didn’t stop the determined students, their families and faculty and staff who participated in the Port Jefferson Middle School’s paint night event to raise money for the North Shore Animal League’s Bianca’s Furry Friends Campaign.
Arranged by middle school English teacher Allison Giannusa and principal’s secretary Kathleen Hanley, the festive fundraiser featured raffle baskets and artistic talents as participants created three cats under a full moon on their individual canvasses. The event raised $1,650 for the feline adoption center.
“This was a huge success and we couldn’t have done it without everyone’s support,” said Hanley.
1: Port Jefferson Middle School students took part in a paint night fundraiser for Bianca’s Furry Friends Campaign.
2: Sixth-grader Allyssa Passarella held a photo of “Jessica,” a cat she named after her mother.
Photo courtesy of the Port Jefferson School District