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Paragould store raising money for hospital

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Dodge’s in Paragould is just one of 50 convenience stores in the chain raising money for a good cause.

Every Saturday during the month of October, the stores are fundraising for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Live music will be playing and Cinderella will be at the store to take pictures with children each weekend.

The store’s goal is to raise $14,000 by the end of the month.

“The community of Paragould is the most generous people I’ve ever met,” said Wendie Parnell, the store manager. “They just give from their hearts and they’ve supported us every single year.”

People can support the fundraiser by buying baked goods and raffle tickets.

The stores compete to see who can raise the most money. The Paragould store has won in the past and the employees hope they can do it again.

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