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Give to the Max Day is November 17th!

Give to the Max Day is coming Thursday November 17th! Each hour on Give to the Max Day, one Golden Ticket of $1,000 will be awarded through a random drawing of all donations transacted during the previous hour. Two Super-Sized Golden Tickets of $10,000 each will be awarded. The first will be drawn randomly from all successfully-processed donations scheduled through between November 1,

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First Congregational Women’s Fellowship Donation Check

Members of the Women’s Fellowship at First Congregational Church, UCC, Winona, presented Ready Set School with a generous donation check for $540. Pictured from right to left: Marilyn Schneider, Gayle Gordon, RSS Direcetor Jessi Darst, Sandy Warnke, and Linda Knecht. 100% of donations received by Ready Set School go to Winona County school children.

Bridget Wilma Hale Memorial Gifts

On behalf of the Ready Set School Board of Directors and the families who benefit from our program, I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to the Bridget Wilma Hale family for the memorial gifts Ready Set School recently received. In total, we received 42 donations for $1,240 dollars. What a generous way to honor Bridget’s memory. Thank you to Bridget’s parents, Jerry

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Wincraft Pencil Donation

Big thanks to Wincraft for donating two cases of pencils for kids – that’s about 7,000 pencils!! Pictured left is Dave Schipper, Vice President of Product Management at Wincraft, and right is Jessi Darst, Ready Set School director.