Kimbrough Elementary penny drive adds up to big cash

12/19/2012

Kimbrough Elementary students have put together quite a collection on behalf of one of the school's partners, the Rachel Women's Center, a shelter in downtown San Diego. There were 14,922 pennies, 159 quarters, 394 dimes, 337 nickels, 5 plastic pennies, 2 Chinese coins, 7 Canadian coins, 8 Mexican pesos, $81 in cash and a tooth. It adds up to $302.22. Each year, the shelter gives its residents a new pair of shoes as a holiday gift; the Kimbrough students' donation will provide socks to go along with the shoes. Read more.

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