Mars Area students raised $6,798.64 to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, through the schools’ annual “Hats for Heroes” fund-raiser on Oct. 18.
Students at Mars Area Middle School donated $1,631.35; Mars Area Centennial School, $1,540.80; Mars Area Elementary School, $2,760.16; and Mars Area Primary Center, $866.33.
The fund-raiser asked students (K-8) to make a donation to the cause in return for the opportunity to wear a hat in school on Oct. 18. Mars Area School District is a Silver Level Sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
For details, visit www.komenpittsburgh.org.