Local Students Raise $1,000 Kissing Pigs - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2/11/05

Local Students Raise $1,000 Kissing Pigs

Kissing helped Ramirez Charter School raise $1,000 for tsunami relief on Friday, kissing pigs that is.

Students voted on which teacher they wanted to kiss the pig, by paying 10-cents per vote. All money will be donated to the "From Lubbock With Love" campaign.

So far, donations stand at $813,165. The goal is to raise $1 million by Monday.

Lubbock Tsunami Concert Tickets Still Available
The concert is Tuesday night, February 15th at 7:30pm in the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium.
From Lubbock With Love Tsunami Campaign
Learn more about this million dollar effort to help the tsunami victims in Asia.

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