Wednesday, September 23, 2015

MES Recognized By Red Sox & Jimmy Fund For Fundraising Efforts

Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart will be visiting the Martinson Elementary School (K-Grade 5) in Marshfield, MA, this Thursday morning, September 24.  Martinson Elementary School School raised $6,064 for the Jimmy Fund this year which supports adult and pediatric cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This is the fifth year the school has participated in the Rally for the Jimmy Fund, having raised more than $15,500 in total. This is the first time the school is winning a visit from a Red Sox player.  The Rally for the Jimmy Fund program has raised more than $590,000 to date in 2015 - and more than $4.6 million in the program's ten year history. Blake will speak to students, answer questions, and be available for photographs at the appearance. 

Way to go MES!!