Help recover stolen money for graduation and prom.

We are the graduating 8th grade class of 2020 from Abington Avenue School in Newark, NJ. Recently, all the monies we had raised through fundraisers and collections to support our prom, class pictures, class trip, and graduation ceremony were stolen during a break-in. We are a low-income neighborhood where over 95% of our student body receives free or reduced lunch, so funding for these annual student events is a community effort. Our families have worked very hard to help donate to our activities, and now due to this unfortunate event, we have been set back to zero months into the school year. We are asking for any donation to assist us in recovering this crucial funding to ensure that we can still have a memorable 8th grade experience before we head off to high school. Our hearts are broken, but our resolve is strong. Thank you in advance for any assistance you may provide.


Yours truly,


The 2020 8th Grade Class of Abington Avenue School


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Alejandro Echevarrria 
Newark, NJ
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