Local Schools Raise Money to Provide Life-Changing Care at UMC Children’s Hospital

Feb 4th, 2021 | Latest News, Pediatrics

For two weeks out of this spring semester, students from 28 schools in and around the Lubbock area participated in the ‘Miracle Pennies Campaign’ benefitting UMC Children’s Hospital through Children’s Miracle Network. Students were asked to bring their spare change to participate in dress-up days, student vs. teacher basketball and dodgeball games, kiss the pig contests and more.

The following was raised at each participating school.

  • Amherst High School $1,512.09
  • Coahoma ISD $7,704.25
  • Coronado High School $916.69
  • Frenship Heritage Middle School $857.14
  • Frenship High School $1,169.50
  • Frenship Middle School $435.10
  • Frenship Oak Ridge Elementary $552.43
  • Frenship 9th Grade Center $4,017.33
  • Idalou Elementary School $2,596.78
  • Idalou Middle School $271.45
  • Lamesa High School $684.48
  • Levelland High School $2,035.44
  • Lubbock-Cooper High School $916.69
  • Lubbock-Cooper Middle School $142.00
  • Lubbock-Cooper Laura Bush Middle School $2,000.00
  • Monterey High School $1,439.00
  • Ropesville Elementary $292.77
  • Ropesville Secondary School $246.61
  • Shallowater Elementary School $1,503.91
  • Shallowater High School $500.00
  • Shallowater Intermediate School $2,394.46
  • Shallowater Middle School $500.00
  • Slaton Cathelene Thomas Elementary $925.44
  • Slaton Jr. High School $860.00

These participating schools raised a total of $34,473.56 for the kids in our area being treated at UMC Children’s Hospital.

UMC has been a partner of Children’s Miracle Network for over 37 years, helping kids of the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico area have access to the latest medical equipment and services. Learn more about UMC Children’s Hospital’s partnership with CMN, or about how you can give here.

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