St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy Raises More Than $3,000 for Uvalde Students

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The Uvalde community is getting a major boost from the Diocese of Brooklyn and an entire school of student activists.

The kids of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy wore orange on national anti-gun violence day, in response to the recent school shooting in Uvalde.

The kids themselves raised more than $1,300, but the schools Chairman of the Board also pledged to donate $10 for every student who took part, bringing their overall total to more than $3,000.

On top of the money, the students in every classroom also prayed for the victims and the Uvalde community.