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BY Victor Scott

Pennies on Monday, nickels on Tuesday, dimes on Wednesday, quarters on Thursday and counting on Friday.

It's called "Coins for a Cause." Four times a year students at the Harrison Avenue Elementary School in South Glens Falls, N.Y., scour for loose change to bring to school for this fundraising tradition.

"Our 'Coins for a Cause' program is exciting not only because we're raising money, but also because...

Nicholas Prevost (left) and Dalton Jones are two of the many students involved in "Coins for a Cause" at Harrison Avenue Elementary School in South Glens Falls, NY.

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