This is an unusual request. The Ridgeland Hardeeville High School Band has been invited to participate in the July 4th parade in Washington D.C. RHHS is located in Jasper County, the third poorest county in South Carolina.

The band has 50 members. The cost of the trip from here in SC, three days in D.C., a coach meals, motels will come out to $500 a student. The band boosters have already had 4 fund raising events and have raised $2,000. The chances of raising significant amounts of money are dim. We need $25,000. Whatever you can donate will be wonderful.

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