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Third Grade Class Raises Money for Family Who Lost Everything in a Fire

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Lemonade and Bake Sale to Benefit Parker and Piper Dodds

TOPEKA- A local Shawnee Heights Elementary third grade class is hosting a fundraiser for the Shawnee Heights Fire Fighter and his family who lost their home and all of their belongings to a fire last Wednesday.

After hearing the devastating news that The Dodds family had lost all their personal belonging even their beloved pet in a fire this week, Isabelle Gomez and her younger sister, Ellie wanted to help out the family. The Gomez girls loved playing with their American Girl Dolls for hours just like the Dodds girl, Piper and Parker. When hearing that Pipers and Parker lost all their toys including their American Girl Dolls, Isabelle felt the need to help raise money to so that the Pipers could purchase new dolls. After talking with her classmates of Mrs. Holguin’s third grade class at SHES students were on board and excited to help out.

The class will be holding a Lemonade Stand and Bake Sale at Church of the Nazerene located off 28th and Croco, Tuesday, March 18th , 3-6pm. Please come out on Tuesday to help the students raise money for their friends, donations are welcomed. Bake goodies include: cookies, brownies and cinnamon rolls from Sandy’s Sidewalk Café.

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