fundraising campaign conference yesterday Saint Louis closing schools
In just four days, a North Carolina school teacher has helped raise more than $71,000 for the children of Ferguson.
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00:01 -- one teacher from North Carolina became so worried about
00:05 students not getting enough food. She decided to do something about
00:09 it she started an online fundraising campaign it's on the web
00:12 site. Finally dot com you can -- the hash tag. Feed
00:16 -- and in four days this is how much money she
00:21 has raised for the students -- Ferguson more than 71 that.
00:24 Thousand dollars. All donations go directly to the Saint Louis area
00:29 food bank that teacher cited the fact that many children in
00:32 the US. Rely on schools to get what could be the
00:35 kids only meal. Of the day now actually mentioned -- and
00:40 force and school district is closed for the rest of the
00:42 week the school district posted a statement on its website saying
00:45 in part. The closing schools for the rest of the week
00:48 will allow families to plan ahead for the additional days children
00:52 will be out of school. Listen to what the Saint Louis
00:55 NAACP president had to say about school being canceled at a
00:59 news conference yesterday. We'll also ask that the government. And everybody
01:05 else in this -- the -- resources I don't care that
01:09 we had to take wasn't. And the one on every corner.
01:13 And pick goes. Escort them back but there's no reason --
01:19 heeded the continually to have him miss gloom especially going to