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Kindness is Magic Presents $10,000 Check to Bethlehem Area School District to Offset Student Lunch Debt

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Kindness Is Magic, Inc presented the Bethlehem Area School District with $10,000 to help offset outstanding student lunch debt on November 10, 2020.

Kindness Is Magic President, Melissa Fillman, together with her children Emma and Robert, shared the donation received by their nonprofit as the recipient of the PPL Bright Lights award.  

In honor of their 100th anniversary, PPL awarded ten Bright Lights grants of $10,000 to nonprofit agencies to help illuminate the outstanding contributions of individuals working to create a better world.  

Kindness Is Magic was formed by the caring concern of Emma in first grade who began to buy lunch for students who didn’t have money to buy lunch.  

Emma’s spark for a solution to help hungry classmates lead to the charity that has donated more than $36,000 to BASD since 2018. 

Their Kindness has helped 305 students eliminate or reduce their outstanding lunch debt within the BASD. 

The Bethlehem Area School District extends its heartfelt thanks to Melissa, Emma, Robert and their entire team for their overwhelming charity and support of our students. 

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