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Help Aspire Hanley 8th Grade Class Get to DC


Graduation day is coming fast for Aspire Hanley Middle’s 8th grade class. Β As one last hurrah before they head to high school hallways, the students are headed to DC in May to experience the history, food, and fun of a new city.

But they need your help!

Throughout the year, they have worked so hard to reach their goal. Between fundraising, parent donations, & student givings, they are so close to meeting the $30,000 they need to have the experience of a life time. Oh, and when I say, “so close,” I mean it!

“What can IΒ do to help?” Glad you asked!

  • Donate online to their GoFund Me
  • Buy a traveler a suitcase or toiletry kit from their Amazon Wishlist. It’ll be sent directly to the school!

“This trip will broaden my students perspectives, give them a memorable experience before going off to high school, and make them more cultured, global citizens. Any help you can give would be incredible,” said Jon Tobin, teacher at Hanley Middle.

Check out their Facebook event page to follow their progress.

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