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the power of the bake sale

August 26th, 2006     by Thea Lim     Comments

Here’s an empowering and/or disheartening piece of news: U.S.A. school kids have donated more to Hurricane Katrina relief than most big corporations, raising money through lemonade stands, car washes (let’s hope those were nice, “family-oriented” car washes with no 12 year-olds in string bikinis) and of course, the irrepressible bake sale. To quote Democracy Now “school children gave more to the Katrina relief efforts than companies such as AT&T, Verizon, GE and Coca-Cola.”

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