Power of Giving Holiday Program Sets Record in Washington Township Schools

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP – The Washington Township Public School District took part in its annual “Power of Giving” fundraiser.
The fundraiser, part of the Washington Township High School's Changing Our World Project, and the middle-school's Future Acts clubs, was led, in part, by Community Service Coordinator Megan Delany.
“Giving Trees” were set up at each of the school district’s schools and staff and community members were asked to pick a child or family’s name from the tree to sponsor during the holiday season.
These families, whose children attend the Washington Township Schools, are unable to provide gifts this Christmas. The sponsors brought in wrapped gifts throughout the month to help make the holidays brighter for them.
More than 70 middle-school students gathered at Chestnut Ridge Middle School to prepare the donations for delivery. A record was set as more than 300 children were sponsored, creating the largest donation in the "Power of Giving" program’s history.

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