East Liverpool elementary students collect over $1K for Australian wildlife relief efforts

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The kids raised money by collecting pennies from January 14-24

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EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (WYTV) – Students at an elementary school in East Liverpool raised $1,920 for Australian relief efforts.

The money is going to Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors.

The kids raised money by collecting pennies from January 14-24.

A ceremony was held Thursday afternoon at North Elementary School to recognize the students for their efforts.

First-graders got to test drive boomerangs, learned about the Australian flag and ate cupcakes during the Australian-themed party.

They also received a personalized message from the Australia Zoo, thanking them for their fundraising efforts.

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