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Encinitas 4th Graders Raise Hundreds for Charity

Students from Capri Elementary held a garage sale Saturday and raised $425 for Voices for Children.

A small group of Capri Elementary fourth graders included philanthropy in their weekend.

The students held a garage sale Saturday raised $425 for Voices for Children— a group that provides volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates to abused children in San Diego County, according to Jennifer de la Fuente.

Her daughter, Anna, enjoyed the experience.

“I feel great knowing I helped hundreds of children in San Diego although I'm sad (the garage sale) is over,” she stated. “I definitely will be doing it again.”

A teacher who had told students that most people’s purpose in the world is to help people motivated Anna. Her mother helped her choose the charity.

Other students who took part were Nicolette Stein, Shay McGhee and Kate Glancy. 

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Phil M November 13, 2012 at 01:14 PM
It is really nice to see kids learning how to give to others. In a society where we are taught to only care for ourselves. I am glad these kids have a heart for others. What a great cause as well. Being a high risk therapist, having these advocates are much needed. Well done kids ________________________________________ Find a Career College near you, www.americolleges.com
pam November 13, 2012 at 03:26 PM
How awesome! Capri elementary school is a wonderful school with wonderful teachers and great kids!
Julie Strattman November 13, 2012 at 04:55 PM
So proud to live in this area! I see kids in ALL our schools paying it forward. Well done Capri!
Marianne November 13, 2012 at 05:22 PM
Great job to the teacher that inspired her students! Cheers to great teachers everywhere!

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