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Young students spend their Spring Break raising money for those in need

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While most kids spend Spring Break lounging on the couch, others are raising money for those in need.
Eight students, ages 7 through 12 years old, spent their Spring Break collecting door to door donations for the Ronald McDonald House and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
The group presented $200 in cash to both organizations this morning.
The girls also had a chance to meet with previous Ronald McDonald House residents and tour the building where families can stay for $10 a night while their child is treated at the hospital.
"It makes you feel better inside and it helps a lot of people too," said donator Marissa Saulen.  "You can donate to charities like the Ronald McDonald House and you can just see the smiles on the families' faces whenever you donate the money."
"That giving back spirit, to instill it in young people at a young age so they carry it on into their adult life, is just inspiring," said Shirley Hylton, House Manager of Ronald McDonald House in Joplin.
The girls say they are already planning to collect more money for the organizations in the future.
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