Eastwood Elementary Raises $7,373 For Lake Agassiz Habitat For Humanity

Class Representatives along with Dr. Henry, Rob Rich, Habitat board members Angie McCarthy and Leann Wolff, and Bell State Bank & Trust Representatives Doug and Dave

A BIG thank you to the students, staff and teachers of Eastwood Elementary in West Fargo. They put on a penny drive that raised a whopping $4,373.98, which included a $1000 check as part of Bell State Bank & Trust‘s Pay It Forward program.




Dave Idso from Bell State Bank & Trust presenting Rob Rich the Pay it Forward Checks with Dr. Paula Henry, Eastwood Elementary principal.


An additional three people from Bell State gave their Pay it Forward checks to Habitat, for a total of $7,373.98. Rob Rich, Executive Director, and Pete Christopher,Habitat Resource Development and Marketing Manager went to Eastwood on Friday to accept the change (alot of change) and checks. Thanks Eastwood Elementary and Bell State Bank! Your generosity will go a long way to help us build simple, decent and affordable housing for those in need.

For more information about this event, volunteering, donating or general inquiries, please contact habitat@lakeagassizhabitat.org.