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High School Challenge 2014     

Students rise to the Challenge to help meet patient needs!

      

Why Challenge your students? They have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local patients and the future of fighting blood cancers! Students can flex their creativity, build leadership skills, learn about working with non-profits, and gain insight into their own amazing talents.

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Program Overview:

  • Program held each February
  • High Schools will compete against others in their county
  • Student organizations are asked to meet three challenges -
    • Document how your school raised awareness for blood cancer patients and the progress to find a cure
    • Coordinate 3 fundraisers (select from a LLS provided list of programs or design your own!)
    • Involve the community -show us how you got the word out to your community (newspaper, email, announcement at sports games, etc.)
  • Planning takes preparation! Set up your Fall Planning meeting and January Kick-off meeting to help get a jumpstart. LLS staff will hold a leadership meeting and explain more about where their funds go in the help to find a cure.
  • Host an All You Can Eat Pizza Kick-off Party provided by Domino's - $5 tickets ($2.50 goes directly back to your schools grand total!)
  • Program materials, videos, and education tools provided to help enhance your organizations experience
  • Every student group running the program receives a pizza party as a thank you from the Society.
  • FUN! Build great leadership skills and have an amazing experience!

You can also register for the Pennies for Patients program to start helping local blood cancer patients and getting your students acclimated to this community fundraiser.

Questions? Please contact Jessica Lindquist at (703) 703-399-2943 or at jessica.lindquist@lls.org

Register Today!

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2013 Results

Congratulations to our outstanding schools! Together, 15 local high schools raised over $213,000 in support of our mission. Students pounded pavement and keyboards to help raise vital funds and awareness in their communities. Thank you for your tireless dedication to improving the quality of life for our patients and families!

If your students are up for the Challenge, join in for 2014! Win a party package for your end-of-the-year school event!

Montgomery County
Walt Whitman High School$91,761.16
Walter Johnson High School$80,495.30
Bethesda-Chevy Chase HS$6,595.11

James Hubert Blake HS

$5,495.00

Richard Montgomery HS

$4,788.90

Gaithersburg High School

 $3,319.04
Poolesville High School

$2,470.00

Paint Branch Sr High School

$1,072.68

Wheaton Senior High School

$1,061.97

Seneca Valley High School

$867.32

Prince George's County

 

Frederick Douglass High School

$2,444.28

DuVal High School$450.00
Northern Virginia
Osbourn Park HS

$6,836.75

Annandale High School

$4,181.22

Stonewall Jackson High School

$2,065.00

Grand total$213,903.73

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Leah Tomlin at 703-399-2928 or leah.tomlin@lls.org

Why Challenge your students? They have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of local patients and the future of fighting blood cancers! Students can flex their creativity, build leadership skills, learn about working with non-profits, and gain insight into their own amazing talents.

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Thank You to our Sponsors!

Without the support of our sponsor, the Pennies High School Challenge would not be possible. Thank you to Domino's Pizza and HOT 99.5!! Your support of area high schools and local patients is appreciated. 


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