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GP Catholic Students exceed fundraising goal for Habitat for Humanity

Grande Prairie Catholic School District students have reached and surpassed their goal of raising $100,000 for Habitat for Humanity.

Two years ago students set their goal, which is the minimum required for the materials needed to build a home, and have now surpassed it by over $17,000.

Superintendent Karl German says he is very proud of his students.

“It was a dream to try and raise $100,000 so that somebody in the area could receive a home, as well as somebody in El Salvador would receive a home. I don’t think we actually thought we’d ever even hit a target of $100,000, and to be $117,000 is amazing, and we’re just so pleased with the work the kids did.”

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Germann says while the additional money will go towards another Habitat for Humanity project, students have moved onto some smaller fundraising projects for the time being.

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