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McCracken County High School hosts first Football Lift-a-Thon fundraiser

Back row - (left to right) Kevin Crider, David Weismer, Gary Shaaf, Shaun Jackson, Randy Weismer, Mali Pace, Kelly Eads. Front row- Steven Cook, Andrew Fiers (Source: McCracken School) Back row - (left to right) Kevin Crider, David Weismer, Gary Shaaf, Shaun Jackson, Randy Weismer, Mali Pace, Kelly Eads. Front row- Steven Cook, Andrew Fiers (Source: McCracken School)
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - The McCracken County High School Football program hosted the first ever McCracken County Football Lift-a-Thon fundraiser.  

The lift-a-thon raised funds to help with team expenses for the upcoming season.  

As a part of the fundraiser, the football program also teamed up with West Kentucky Special Olympics.  

A portion of the proceeds raised by the players through individual and local business sponsorship were donated to West Kentucky Special Olympics. 

With the football program donating $5,000 and the Saladino, Oakes, and Schaaf matching the donation made by the football program, the total donation to West Kentucky Special Olympics was $10,000.

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