Campus clubs sell Kids Day papers (VIDEO)

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The Feather staff joined the leadership class to sell Fresno Bee Kids Day papers to benefit Children’s Hospital, March 3.

Each year, the community, Fresno Bee and ABC 30 all join forces to earn money for the patients of Valley Children’s Hospital. For the 28th time, Kids Day has encouraged hundreds of individuals to take time selling special edition Fresno Bee newspapers across the San Joaquin Valley to earn the money to help the cause, March 3.

Community members and campus students including notable figures and organizations from Mayor Ashley Swearengin, Police Chief Jerry Dyer, and Fresno State football coach Tim DeRuyter to student leadership and publications from FC.

This year, according to the Fresno Bee: an estimated amount of $340,500 and counting, has been provided at the time of 5 p.m., March 3. Children’s Hospital spokeswoman Zara Arboleda has stated this year’s goal of $530,000 is reachable.

Since last year, Children’s Hospital has received over $6.3 million in donations. This year they hope to past $7 million in an even greater effort to support the patients of the Madera County hospital.

Student leadership, began selling newspaper at a dim and chilly 4 a.m., along with The Feather staff who came just about 45 minutes later to corners at Alluvial and Cedar as well as Cedar and Alluvial. For several years now both campus clubs have participated in Kids Day to help Valley Children’s Hospital.

With a total amount of 980 newspapers sold, campus representatives were able to contribute $1,954.13 to the cause. Students were able to sell all the way till 9 a.m., where they then headed to their classes for the day.

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For more on Kids Day 2015, read the Fresno Bee articles, A look back at Kids Day 2015: from celebrity corner to students in Oakhurst and Fresno’s Mendez family stays strong despite child’s medical battles.

For more videos, check out #SJW2015: Importance of Scholastic Journalism (Video).

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6 Comments

  1. Matthew Jones August 30, 2014 at 2:36 am - Reply

    This burrito would be insane, if it was for one person. Generally very few people can eat anything of that size. But none the less a tradition shall be kept until it becomes inappropriate.

  2. Roy Brown August 30, 2014 at 2:36 am - Reply

    That looks very good.

  3. Sydney Belmont August 30, 2014 at 2:36 am - Reply

    This is so much fun to do. It taste great, too. Everyone gets excited when they hear about making the burrito making.

  4. Dana Kwon August 30, 2014 at 2:36 am - Reply

    I made burrito in home economic class. It is so funny and amazing. Because I first made big burrito.

  5. Jenna Weimer August 30, 2014 at 2:36 am - Reply

    So sad I can’t make it due to a meeting I have that night, but it sounds like a whole lot of fun! Go if you can so we can keep doing these kinds of events!

  6. Jennifer King August 30, 2014 at 2:36 am - Reply

    Excited for the Fall Festivus social. I already bought my ticket! Buy a ticket! It is a fun way to start you fall break!

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