School raises thousands to honor student at St. Jude

School raises thousands to honor student at St. Jude
(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.

Copyright 2017 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Watch Region 8 News On Demand: On your Desktop | On your Mobile device

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android