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Bishop High School's "Penny Wars" Benefit Good Sam Shelter

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -

It's a famous old saying -- every penny counts. The students at Bishop High School certainly proved that on Thursday when they made a big donation to the Good Samaritan Rescue Mission.

The money was raised through an event called Penny Wars. Jars were placed in every classroom at the school, and the class that raised the most money won the war.

It was all done to show the students the importance of giving back.

Good Sam said the money will be used to buy groceries to help feed the influx of people who have come to the shelter following our recent cold snap of weather.

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