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St. Francis Prep donates over $22K to secondary school in Kenya

Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Michael Graziano
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  • St. Francis Prep donates over $22K to secondary school in Kenya
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  • Friday, November 29, 2019
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Over 7,300 miles away in Lare, Kenya, a school community is enjoying the fruits of a recent donation from a Fresh Meadows high school.

Back in October, the Diocese of Brooklyn honored St. Francis Preparatory School at its World Mission Sunday celebration for donating $22,700 in support of the Saint Francis Secondary School. The donation was part of the school’s continued support for international charities and went toward tuition assistance, nutritional aid and several new construction projects.

The student body, parents and alumni raised funds during the school’s 2019 Lenten collection, which included a T-shirt sale and monetary donations. All funds went toward the Franciscan Brothers of Galway, the same religious organization that started St. Francis Prep in 1858.

Read more:

https://qns.com/story/2019/11/29/st-francis-prep-donates-over-22k-to-secondary-school-in-kenya/