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Boston Jog-a-thon 
-Held a Jog-a-Thon to raise money to support those injured during the Boston Marathon Bombing.  $731.41

Food Share 
-raised food to give to people in need -37 pounds of food

Book Drive For EP Foster Library: Collected and donated books to the E.P. Foster Library-(fall 2013, spring 2014, fall 2014)

Los Angeles Children Hospital -We sold popcorn at the 5th Grade orientation in the great court. All money raised went to the Los Angeles Children Hospital.

Wounded Warrior Project -Balboa is having an XBOX 360 NBA2K13 tournament. All the money raised will go to the Wounded Warrior Project.

-Raised 65.00 in 2014

-Also held a mine craft tournament in rm. 50, all the money went to the Wounded Warrior Project. (Spring 2014) -$75.00

-Had a XBOX tournament 

CalVet -We sold popcorn at back to school night in the great court for veterans at the CalVet organization. CalVet is a home for 65+ year old veterans. (Fall 2012) -$54.50

Red Cross -Through The Red Cross, we have helped the Japan Earthquake Relief by selling Japanese Calligraphy made by Athena Stamakinley (Spring 2011) - $30.

Recycling Electronic Waste To Benefit Technology at Balboa -Donated old or broken electronics to Mr.Anter's classroom (Room 50) and we recycled them through All Green Recycling. Raised about $500.

-Balboa Middle School along with the local community recycled about $400 worth of e-waste (Spring 2012)

-Students donated broken electronics to Rm. 50(Mr.Anters class) and recycled them to All Green Electronic Recycling.  Raised about $800 (Spring 2014)

-Students donated broken electronics to RM.50 and had drop offs on Feb. 28th 2015, all E-waste was donated to All Green Electronic Recycling.  (Winter 2015)

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

-Sold Candy Grams (Spring 2011) -$183

-Lemonade Stand at Back To School Night (Fall 2011) -$52.93

-Sold School Supplies (Spring 2012) -$28.61

Free Rice -We are donating rice to people in need of food and we need your help, so create an account at www.freerice.com and join the Balboa Middle School group. Answer Questions about different subjects and the United Nations World Food Program donate rice around the world to people in need. In 4/25/2012 we donated 258170 grains of rice, so log on today and we can raise more for the people in need.

The American Cancer Society -To help The American Cancer Society, we sold popcorn and water at a wrestling match on Wednesday September 21st 2013 and we donated the $50 we earned to The American Cancer Society.

-Raised money by selling wristbands in 2014

Tender Life -Selling chocolate roses for Mother's Day and all the proceeds are going to the Tender Life Foundation, a foundation that helps single mothers that can't take care of their own children.

-Sold Mother's Day chocolate roses (Spring 2012) -$47.00

Balboa Wristbands -We sold balboa wristbands in the Great Court every Thursday at lunch until 3/20/14. (Fall 2014)

Towel Drive -We collected towels from students and donated all of them to the Ojai Dog Shelter.

-Donated towels to the Humane Society in 2014

Clothes Drive -People donated 3 jackets each for a mile pass. All the jackets were given to C.A.A.N Thrift store.

Pennies for Parkinson’s -Raised money for the organizations that help people with Parkinson’s disease.

-Raised $302.42 (2013-2014)

-Raised $38.79(2014-15)

Balboa-free-throw-a-thon -Boys and Girls Basketball team raised money by shooting free throws in the gym and all the money went to Balboas Basketball program. (Winter 2013)-raised more than $3000.

-Raised about $3400 (Fall 2012)

-Raised about $3000 (Fall 2013)

- Raised about $3000 (Fall 2014)

Relay for Life -Helped Mr. Roth with relay for life advertising (Winter 2013).

-Joined forces with relay for life and showed “Catching Fire” in the cafeteria after school. We raised $140.00. (Spring 2014)

Hope for Holt -$23.45 donated in 2014