Number of Participants: 300
Hours Donated: 1
Value of Time Served: $2,535
Event Amount Raised: $4,290
Event Type: Health & Medicine
Date: March 31, 2021
Mineola Middle School
Emory Road, Mineola
Students and staff at Mineola Middle School participated in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Hero Squad fundraiser, formerly known as Pennies for Patients. The Middle School was able to raise more than $4,290 for the organization. The money goes toward blood cancer research and patient support services.
One Mineola Middle School student, seventh grader Justin Spera, is being touted for his commitment and enthusiasm to the donation drive each year. Throughout his time at the Middle School, Spera has individually raised more than $7,000 for this cause.
Photo caption: Mineola seventh grader Justin Spera has raised more than $7,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society during his time at Mineola Middle School.
Photos courtesy of Mineola Union Free School District