Downey raising money to fight leukemia

DOWNEY -- Downey High School students are collecting spare pennies as it works to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.Downey High participates in the Pennies for Patients fundraiser annually. Downey has been one of the top four fundraising schools in the nation the past five years, and the No. 1 school in the region the last eight years. Over the past four years, Downey High has raised $198,425, school officials said. The drive runs through March 31. To donate to the fundraiser, call Cindy Foley at (562) 869-7301, ext. 5568. Checks can be made out to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. ********** Published: March 13, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 47