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School raises $20K for cancer assistance group

(Source: Poplar Bluff School District) (Source: Poplar Bluff School District)
POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KAIT) -

A Region 8 high school recently raised thousands to help support a cancer assistance group.

According to Tim Krakowiak, communications and marketing director for the Poplar Bluff School District, the high school raised $20,000 during their sixth annual Pink-Out Day.

The students, led by the PBHS student council, sold t-shirts in order to raise the money.

They concluded their efforts at the PBHS Mules football game Friday night.

All the proceeds went to the United Cancer Assistance Network, a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance for local patients during cancer treatment.

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