Amherst County – Helping children in need, Temperance Elementary School students raised over $5,200 in donations for St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Principal Cindy Copp said the fundraiser is through a program called a “math-a-thon” where students complete math packets for donations.
Two students, Isacc Painter and Chelsea Wright were recognized for raising the most money and earned a trip to Amherst in Lt. Goldman’s police car as well as lunch out with their principal.
Briar patch restaurant donated their lunch.
Their principal said they are very proud of their student’s and community’s generosity.