Monday, February 12, 2007

"Share Your Heart" Drive to Benefit Wayside Soup Kitchen

On Thursday, February 8th, in the State of Maine Room at Portland City Hall, students from eight area high schools joined several Greater Portland businesses and community leaders to unveil this year’s "Share Your Heart" campaign, a community-wide Valentine's effort to raise public awareness about homelessness, as well as raise much -needed funds for the Wayside Soup Kitchen.

Schools participating in the campaign this year include Portland High School, Deering High School, Cheverus High School, McAuleyHigh School, Waynflete School, Westbrook High School, South PortlandHigh School and Cape Elizabeth High School.
The "Share Your Heart" campaign will include students collecting donations in downtown Portland on Valentine's Day, an in-store promotion at Hannaford Supermarkets, and contributions from businesses, organizations and groups. For more information contact Cheryl Leeman at 773-4161


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