Second-graders raise more than $2,000 for Down syndrome association

Second-graders raise more than $2,000 for Down syndrome association
The children at the school raised $2,138.68.

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Second-graders at Winterpock Elementary School donated more than $2,000 to the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond on Thursday.

The children at the school raised $2,138.68 by designing and selling T-shirts to the rest of the school to help raise awareness about Down syndrome.

"Our students have done an amazing job," said second-grade teacher Michelle Mannon.

The check was presented to the association the day after World Down Syndrome Day, a global awareness day that has been observed by the United Nations since 2012.

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