Global Justice Club Raises $5,500 for The Magic Penny Inc.

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As a result of their collaborative efforts, members of the Harborfields High School Global Justice Club, under the advisement of Michelle Da Silva, raised and donated $5,500 to The Magic Penny Inc., a nonprofit organization that supports educational, economic and agricultural programs in the village of Bompehtoke in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
 
Throughout the year, club members sponsored various fundraising activities in an effort to surpass their donation last year. In early March, the student organization hosted their sixth annual Global Justice Club Concert as their final fundraising event of the year. The event drew in the entire community with a variety of raffle donations. In addition, club members sold student-designed concert merchandise and baked goods to raise money.

Since 2012, the club has raised more than $22,000 for The Magic Penny Inc. The money raised this year will be applied to scholarships for young people who want to continue their studies in teacher training for the local school.
 
Global Justice Club officers presented Lucy Sumner, The Magic Penny president and former Harborfields music teacher, with the donation on June 3.