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Special Needs Students Coordinate "Treasure Sale" to Raise Funds For School

The Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy, a special needs charter school in Fort Myers, is hosting a "Treasure Sale" to raise money for the school's community-based instruction program. The sale starts Wednesday, October 17, 2012, and concludes on October 19.

This unique oxcart is one of the items for sale at the LIFE Academy fundraiser.
This unique oxcart is one of the items for sale at the LIFE Academy fundraiser.
Oct. 11, 2012 - PRLog -- Students at the Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy are hosting the school’s first “Treasure Sale” Fundraiser on October 17-19 at the Fort Myers School (3365-D Seminole Ave.).  The sale will operate from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday, and will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday.

Proceeds will support the school’s Community Based Instruction program, which helps students transition into independent living through educational visits to relevant community facilities.

“Our students asked their families and friends to donate items to the sale,” explains Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy principal Lynn Pottorf.  “Our students have been busy sorting, displaying, and pricing items in preparation for the sale.”

Items not sold during the Treasure Sale will be donated to Goodwill.

The Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy (http://www.goodwillLifeAcademy.org) is a tuition-free, open-enrollment Lee County charter school for middle and high school students with developmental disabilities.  The school’s curriculum is designed to promote self-advocacy, and develop life skills for independent living, by focusing on academic skills, daily life skills and vocational/workforce skills.

For more information about the Goodwill L.I.F.E. Academy, please visit the school’s website at http://www.GoodwillLIFEAcademy.org.

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