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"Coins for Kids" Raises its Third-Highest Total for the Pediatric Center of CentraState Medical Center

The Freehold Township High School community raised its third-highest total during the “Coins for Kids” fundraising efforts to benefit the pediatric center of CentraState Medical Center.

This was the ninth year the school hosted the "Coins for Kidsfundraiser. To collect donations, Peer Leaders bring buckets around during lunch for anyone to drop in their spare change. Additionally, the Peer Leaders hosted a pancake breakfast at Applebee's to raise money. All that spare change and the breakfast added up, resulting in $2,852.72 raised for the pediatric center at CentraState Medical Center. 

The “Coins for Kids” initiative was created by Health & Physical Education teacher Frank Gualtieri and coordinated through the Peer Leadership program led by advisor Sean Leahy. Over the years, the funds raised by the high school have gone towards murals, stuffed comfort animals, a bubble wall, televisions, and chairs that convert into beds for parents staying in the pediatric wing with their children. 

Coins for Kids check presentation