Community High School District 94

326 Joliet Street, West Chicago IL 60185

Contact:  Mary Randle's email, 630/876-6556
Community Relations Coordinator

PRESS RELEASE

April 17, 2006

WE-GO 2 AFRICA CHANGE DRIVE

The Community Leadership Class will hold a change drive during all lunch hours April 17-21 as part of WE-GO 2 Africa, a project to raise $10,000 to build a school in Angola, Africa. Currently, the project has raised over $7,000 through various fundraisers such as a teacher sumo tournament, tee-shirt sales and several extracurricular activities. Local businesses and organizations have also made contributions to the fundraiser.

WE-GO 2 Africa’s mission statement is to "provide the people of rural Angola an opportunity for a better life through education that will address literacy and healthcare issues, as well as provide an atmosphere for their democracy to thrive." Donations for the Angola school fundraiser can be made out to Community High School. Please note "WE-GO 2 Africa in the memo section of your check. Contact teacher Mary Ellen Daneels at (630)876-6453 for more information. The high school is located at 326 Joliet Street in West Chicago IL 60185.

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