SLICE OF SUPPORT: DeWitt Band raises cash for subsequent season with apple pies

SLICE OF SUPPORT: DeWitt Band raises cash for subsequent season with apple pies

Yearly, the Dewitt marching band places down their devices and picks up pies. Not solely to assist fund their subsequent marching band season, however to additionally assist make a distinction for the vacations.

One of many bands hottest fundraisers takes them off the sphere and into the faculties cafeteria.

“It’s our largest fundraiser that we do yearly. we’re making 3200 pies immediately,” stated Jennifer Partlan, a band booster volunteer.

That 3200 whole was reached from the scholars and volunteers promoting to the general public. Now, these pies are made within the span of 6 to 7 hours with the assistance of the scholars and volunteers.

Whereas the duty of constructing 3200 pies appears hectic, Dewitt senior Cooper Mellor says it brings an opportunity to chill out.

“Usually in band observe it is quite a lot of butting heads and dealing in the direction of frequent targets, however this we get to chill out and have enjoyable and do what we wish to do,” stated Mellor.

Whereas lots of the pies bought shall be taken proper again to the dinner desk, the band additionally makes use of this fundraiser as a novel option to give again to the group.

“They’ll additionally purchase a pie that shall be donated to the native meals pantries. so we assist redeemers meals pantry and in addition fundamental wants meals pantry in St. johns,” stated Partlan.

The remainder of the cash goes again into this system to assist with any upcoming monetary wants for the subsequent season of marching band.

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