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Shamong, N.J. – At last count, the Lenape Regional High School District (LRHSD) has contributed more than 515,000 pounds of clothing for Goodwill.
The four district high schools – Lenape, Shawnee, Cherokee, and Seneca – have engaged in a friendly competition since 2011 to collect the most pounds of donations per student for the nonprofit.
This year the district will be working together to beat the 2019 Goodwill Clothing Drive total of 97,778 pounds.
The drive kicked off October 2 and runs through November 19.
Donation boxes are on-site at all four Lenape Regional High School District Schools.
A Goodwill representative will visit Cherokee High School for the official 2021 donation drive kickoff.
He’ll be joined by LRHSD administrators and Cherokee students in front of Cherokee High School’s donation bin, which students have already started filling.
As a nonprofit, community-based organization, Goodwill collects and sells gently-used donated items to fund its charitable mission.
Goodwill provides job training programs and career services that help local residents with disabilities and disadvantages get to work.
When: Friday, October 15, 9:00 am
Where: Cherokee High School (in the main parking lot outside of the main office)
120 Tomlinson Mill Road Marlton, NJ 08053
Details: Spread the word to family and friends to donate gently-used clothing, accessories, shoes, toys, and small household items to Goodwill.
The Lenape Regional High School District’s four high schools – Lenape, Shawnee, Cherokee, and Seneca – as well as the Sequoia Alternative Program, educate approximately 6,850 students from eight communities in Burlington County.
The communities served include Evesham, Medford, Medford Lakes, Mount Laurel, Shamong, Southampton, Tabernacle, and Woodland.
The Lenape Regional District is among the highest-achieving districts in the state, with an average graduation rate of 97.4% and an average combined SAT score of 1139.
A leader in progressive education, the LRHSD’s mission is to develop physically and emotionally healthy students who excel in an ever-changing world.