School raises thousands to honor student at St. Jude - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

School raises thousands to honor student at St. Jude

(Source: Weiner Elementary via Facebook) (Source: Weiner Elementary via Facebook)
(Source: Weiner Elementary via Facebook) (Source: Weiner Elementary via Facebook)
WEINER, AR (KAIT) -

A Region 8 school raised thousands of dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Weiner Elementary School posted to Facebook that they raised $9,000 in honor of third-grader Carlee Little, who is also a patient at St. Jude.

The school raised the money through their Read-a-Thon event and a telethon they held.

They added the 6th grade class won the prize for raising the most money.

The school thanked everyone who helped out in the fundraising event.

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