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WHS Concert Choir Thanks Community for Support

Concert audience donated over $900 to help Sandy-displaced families.

The Westfield High School Concert Choir would like to thank the community for its support and participation in two recent fundraisers.

The Christmas tree disposal service was a huge success. Choir students and parent volunteers worked from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to pick up more than 175 trees from Westfield residents who registered and donated $10 per tree for the service. Proceeds from this event will go towards scholarships and future choir department trips. 

In addition, at its holiday concert, the Choir Department held a collection to benefit A Jersey Shore Christmas, an organization that helps families who have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy.

Thanks to the support and generosity of the concert audience, $924 was received and converted into gift cards. Dr. Linda King, Supervisor of the Fine Arts, delivered these gift cards to A Jersey Shore Christmas, who then distributed them to Sandy-displaced families just in time for the holidays. 

The Choir’s next concert at the Westfield High School is scheduled to take place on the evening of Wednesday, May 22.

Angela Ko

Westfield High School Choir Parent

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