Abbotsford school raises $10k for heart and stroke

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Abbotsford school raises $10k for heart and stroke

Prince Charles Elementary set school record, raising money through ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ campaign

An Abbotsford elementary school handed the Heart and Stroke Foundation a cheque for over $10,000, a fundraising record for the school through a “Jump Rope for Heart” initiative.

The fundraiser started on Jan. 11 and ran until the end of January, with 323 students participating in various jump rope events during gym classes.

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Leading the charge was Grade 1 teacher Leanne Wall, who has a history with the foundation due to childhood heart disease, and who had received support from the foundation.

The cheque was handed to the foundation earlier this month.

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