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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.

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