58 Doing Good

About 58 Doing Good

About 58 Doing Good

District 58 teaches more than academics – teachers and staff also instill a sense of volunteerism and compassion in their students, recognizing the importance of instructing children to be good stewards at a young age. The District’s students and schools complete an impressive variety of charity fundraisers and volunteer work each […]

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Henry Puffer’s “I Stand By Addie” walk/run raises $1,500 for Illinois Spina Bifida Association

Henry Puffer’s “I Stand By Addie” walk/run raises $1,500 for Illinois Spina Bifida Association

The Henry Puffer Student Council raised $1,500 to support the Illinois Spina Bifida Association during the school’s ninth annual fundraiser walk/run on Friday, May 19. The students named the fundraiser “I Stand By Addie,” in honor of Henry Puffer third grader, Addie, who has Spina Bifida. Many Henry Puffer families – […]

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Kingsley hosts annual JDRF walk fundraiser

Kingsley hosts annual JDRF walk fundraiser

Kingsley School hosted its annual JDRF fundraiser walk on Thursday, May 11! JDRF, or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, is a national nonprofit that supports research for type 1 diabetes. In support of JDRF’s work, Kingsley students walked laps around their school, in accordance with their grade level. So, first […]

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Fairmount’s “Pie in the Face” assembly celebrates school donation

Fairmount’s “Pie in the Face” assembly celebrates school donation

Last month, the Fairmount Student Council challenged students and families to volunteer at Feed My Starving Children and/or donate money to help the nonprofit provide meals to starving children. Fairmount promised that if the school raised $400, they would host a school-wide “Pie in the Face” assembly, with 18 teachers […]

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Herrick raises $1,650 to support Ride Janie Ride, a local nonprofit

Herrick raises $1,650 to support Ride Janie Ride, a local nonprofit

Herrick students recently raised $1,650 to support the Ride Janie Ride Foundation, a local non-profit that annually helps cancer patients pay for critical life-saving cancer treatments. This year, the organization is helping three children from Downers Grove, Woodridge and Plainfield. “It was really great to see how open Herrick students […]

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