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Forget Tablets ... How About Some Tables for Students?

Lu Sutton Elementary is trying to raise money to buy lunch tables.

Although not on par with buying a cow or another animal to help those in Third World countries, donating funds so Lu Sutton Elementary students can eat lunch at tables like kids at all the other Novato public schools do is similar.

If you were to give, you would be making more than just a one-time difference. You’d be making a difference every day.

The kids at Lu Sutton don’t have lunch tables. They sit on benches and hold their lunches on their laps. You know how easy it is when you’re 5 or 6 or 7 years old to upend your lunch off your lap? Do you think at any age you’d do particularly well with balancing your lunch on your lap, eating and trying to avoid the little “surprises” that circling crows from above drop onto you? That sounds more like a P.E. activity obstacle course than a lunch, right?

You can donate a little or you can donate a lot. Donate through Monday, Oct. 29, by buying a raffle ticket (or two or 10), and enter to win a Kindle Fire donated by NAPA Auto Parts. Underwrite the $1,000 cost of one of the tables, and you’ll not only get the satisfaction of knowing you’re making a difference every single school day, but you’ll also get an engraved plaque with your name or business name on the table.

You can email Nicole Choi for more information.

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Craig Belfor November 06, 2012 at 01:58 AM
Looks like we're on a roll. I talked to National today and am hoping to get a whale decal for my table.
Patty Maher November 06, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Tania and Craig, thanks so much! Looking forward to going by to see that whale decal and Hennessy Funds' name on a couple of tables.
Nicole Choi November 07, 2012 at 10:42 PM
So, awesome to have both your companies jump in to help! Lu Sutton parents and children are very thankful. With both Hennessy Fund and Belfor Moving we are up to 10 tables (more than half way there)! This is what being part of a close knit community is about. This is the very reason why I love Novato. When in need the Novato Community shows up! Thank you again, my friends! Nicole
Patty Maher November 07, 2012 at 11:50 PM
Nicole, I can't tell you how happy I am that you are up to 10 tables already. But I am quite perturbed that I didn't win the raffle. :(
Nicole Choi November 09, 2012 at 09:42 PM
You crack me up Patty! In my perfect world you won the raffle!!

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