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Flamingo Elementary School Receives $21,000 Donation: Third Grade Students to Receive New Laptops

Thursday, December 22, 2016
 
Flamingo Elementary School received a check for $21,000 by the pastors of local churches at the Love South Florida, #LoveSFL, event on November 30, 2016. Love South Florida is an opportunity for churches to unite to help their communities through donations.  Flamingo Elementary was selected for members to give back and make a difference at a community school.    

The $21,000 donation will be used to purchase laptop computers for third grade students at Flamingo Elementary.  

 
Pictured: Flamingo Elementary School Principal Janice Crosby (center) with pastors representing community churches including Hope Fellowship Church, Green House Church, Crossway Church, Metropolitan Baptist Church, Pioneer Community Church and Vertical Church.

 
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