Faith Lutheran School 8th grade student Maddison Wied of Wylie, DJ Spinderella of Salt N Pepa and Faith Lutheran School 3rd grade student Myranda Wied of Wylie.
Faith Lutheran School of Plano joined more than 2,000 area non-profits to raise funds on Thursday, September 17 during North Texas Giving Day, a fundraising event sponsored by the Communities Foundation of Texas.
The Plano-based, Christian, Classical school raised more than $11,000 on Thursday. The school plans to use the funds for fine arts programming enhancements and facility improvements.
"This is Faith Lutheran School's second year to participate in North Texas Giving Day," said Faith Lutheran School Headmaster Rev. Stephen W. Kieser of Plano. "This giving event was a great success, and the generous support of the community and our church and school families have made our plans for extensive fine arts programming and facility improvements a reality," said Faith Lutheran School Headmaster Rev. Stephen W. Kieser of Plano.
As part of the fun of the day, Faith Lutheran School parents and students gathered on Thursday morning at WFAA-TV studios for the North Texas Giving Day event which was featured on the Channel 8 Daybreak news program. Students enjoyed having their photo taken with Salt N Pepa DJ Spinderella and WFAA-TV anchor Alexa Conomos.
Since its inception in 2009, North Texas Giving Day has pumped more than $86 million into the local community, benefiting more than 2,000 nonprofit agencies. In 2014, the 18-hour online giving event raised a record-breaking $26.3 million.
About Faith Lutheran School
In 1971, the congregation of Faith Lutheran Church in Plano, Texas established a four-year-old preschool for children of the congregation. Since then, the school has grown and opened enrollment to others in the community on a tuition basis. Faith Lutheran School is fully accredited and currently provides classes from pre-school three-year-olds through grade twelve. School curriculum is based on the classical model of education. The school's educational program also includes both sports and the fine arts. To learn more about Faith Lutheran School, please visit the school's web site
at www.flsplano.org or call 972.423.7448.