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Pella Christian Raises Thousands For Haiti

Posted: Friday, December 23rd, 2011 at 6:27 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Evan Little

[simage=6731,max,n,center,]Pella Christian Schools have finished their Haiti fund drives. According to Pella Christian High School Principal Darryl De Reuiter, the two schools initially targeted a donation amount of 1000 dollars each. Thanks to the generosity of the community, they shattered that 2000 dollar goal by about 4,000 dollars. Teacher Brenda Nugteren tells KNIA/KRLS News that several teachers at Pella Christian Grade School offered incentives for their class goals. De Reuiter issued a challenge to his students, saying if they could double the collection goal at the high school, he would shave his head. The grade school raised $3,528.65, and the high school raised $2,597.81. The money raised will go toward buying Bible story books for students at the Pella Christian School in Pignon Haiti.

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Pella Christian High School Principal Darryl De Reuiter before the head shaving.