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St. Francis students raise $50,415 as part of statewide raffle


St. Francis of the Lakes students raised $50,415 in just six weeks, every penny of which will go to the Brainerd school’s coffers, as part of the annual Catholic Schools Raffle.

The Catholic Schools Raffle is a fundraiser sponsored by Catholic United Financial. Along with an additional 84 other Catholic schools in Minnesota, South Dakota and North Dakota, the raffle put $1,022,995 into educators’ hands.

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