Cardinal Hayes High School participates in Charity Champions

(l-r) Pashk Gjini, Cardinal Hayes High School alum and owner of PG Pizzeria; William Lessa, Cardinal Hayes High School principal; Ululy Martinez, Optimum community director of government affairs; Fr. Joe Franco, Sacred Heart Food Pantry representative; Francis Badillo, Cardinal Hayes High School teacher and Liz Ferrier, Cardinal Hayes High School student and Optimum community director of government affairs.
Photo courtesy of Cardinal Hayes High School

Students of Cardinal Hayes High School recently participated in Optimum Community’s 7th Annual Charity Champions Program. The program promotes volunteerism and encourages local high schools to raise funds for a charity of their choice. The school was presented with $1,000, which will be donated to Holiday Magic, the students’ charity of choice. The school also received $500 for the furtherance of their charitable activities which they also donated to Holiday Magic.

Pictured above, (l-r) Pashk Gjini, Cardinal Hayes High School alum and owner of PG Pizzeria; William Lessa, Cardinal Hayes High School principal; Ululy Martinez, Optimum community director of government affairs; Fr. Joe Franco, Sacred Heart Food Pantry representative; Francis Badillo, Cardinal Hayes High School teacher and Liz Ferrier, Cardinal Hayes High School student and Optimum community director of government affairs.Photo courtesy of Cardinal Hayes High School

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