The Loveland Middle School Student Council pulled off a successful “Pennies for Patients” fund raiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through a range of activities in March, including raffles, a half-court shot competition, Hawaiian lei and snack sales, and the culminating “pie-a-teacher” event on the last day of the campaign.

These businesses that contributed to the successful campaign

The Works

Golden Corral

Buffalo Wild Wings

Coney Island

Shooters Sports Grill

Dunkin Donuts



Thunderdome Restaurant Group (Currito, The Eagle, Bakersfield, Krueger)

Loveland Sweets


Movie theaters: Kenwood, Esquire, Mariemont and Eastgate

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Loveland, Ohio – Throughout the month of March, the Loveland Middle School (LMS) Student Council ran its annual “Pennies for Patients” campaign to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

“We are so proud to have met and even exceeded of our goal of raising $5,000 this year,” said Katie Rose, teacher who runs the LMS Student Council with her colleague Trisha Pitcher. “The students arranged a variety of fundraising activities during the campaign and wrote letters to businesses asking for contributions. The response by the business community in and around Loveland was overwhelming, and we received dozens of gift card donations and items for our raffles.”

On the last day of school before spring break, the students celebrated reaching their campaign goal with one of their favorite fundraising activities – “pie-a-teacher.”

“Tickets for the pie-a-teacher event are best sellers throughout the campaign,” said Rose. “It’s one of many activities during the month, but always seems to be especially fun for our students!”

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